Decision details


Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


RESOLVED: That Cabinet:


(1)   Approved the allocation £192k of HPG in order to fund the salary budget shortfall in the housing team to March 2027.


(2)   Authorised the remaining amount (of £7.9k) to be used to offset the cost of hotel placements, which are anticipated to grow further over the winter months.


REASON FOR DECISIONS: The recommendations in this report support the Council’s response to the increasing volume and complexity of housing approaches, whilst also meeting the requirements of DLUHC’s ringfenced use of the funding.

Report author: Martin Lawrence

Publication date: 16/11/2023

Date of decision: 14/11/2023

Decided at meeting: 14/11/2023 - Cabinet

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