Issue details

Procurement of support service for Housing First programme

The provision of a Housing First support service to the end of 2023/24. Housing First is an internationally evidenced housing intervention, which has proven successful in supporting people with multiple and complex needs to maintain housing. The main premise is that an individual should not need to prove they are ready for housing and is instead given a permanent offer of their own home, along with an intensive long-term support package to enable them to maintain it.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure, income or savings of £500,000 or greater;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/12/2020

Decision due: 16 Jun 2021 by Cabinet

Decision due: Before 3 Sep 2021 by Director of Housing

Considered on: 2 Mar 2021 by Scrutiny Committee

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Affordable Housing, Housing Security, and Housing the Homeless

Lead director: Director of Housing

Department: Housing Services

Contact: Paul Wilding, Rough Sleeping & Single Homeless Manager Email: Tel: 01865 252461.

Reason date could change: Confirmed for this meeting

Is the date subject to change: No


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