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Review of Homelessness Strategy

Meeting: 15/03/2018 - Cabinet (Item 697)

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Report of the Divisional Director of Housing.

Additional documents:




(1)            the proposed amendments to the Council’s existing Homelessness Strategy be approved;


(2)            the amendments to and renaming of the incorporated policies, appendices 1 and 2 refer, be approved;


(3)            the introduction of a new Prevention or Relief Policy, appendix 3 refers, be approved.


Reason for Decision:  There was a statutory requirement to have a Homelessness Strategy, which had to be updated every 5 years.  The incorporated policies were considered necessary to meet the new duties under the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017 from 3 April 2018.


Alternative Options Considered and Rejected:  As set out in the report.


Conflict of Interest relating to the matter declared by Cabinet Member/Dispensation Granted:  None.