Issue details

Increasing the Provision of the Council's Temporary Accommodation at Freeland Close, Chichester

The council is being presented with increasing levels of homelessness and is having particular problems finding temporary housing for larger families. Local authorities owe a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Housing Act 1996 to secure suitable accommodation for unintentionally homeless households who are in a priority need category.

(Recommendation to Council)

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Two or more reasons - expenditure >£100,000, affects > 1 ward, significant savings;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: Chichester West;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 03/07/2018

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - View reasons

Decision due: 4 Dec 2018 by Cabinet

Decision due: 22 Jan 2019 by Council

Lead member: Cabinet member for Housing and Revenues and Benefits

Contact: Ms Holly Nicol, Housing Delivery Manager Email:


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