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