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: For Determination
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.