Issue details

West Suffolk's Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy

In response to fundamental changes to legislation and additional duties introduced through the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017, a new Homelessness Reduction Strategy for West Suffolk was adopted in June 2018.


The Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government introduced its Rough Sleeping Strategy in August 2018 and a delivery plan in December 2018.  It requires local authorities to update their Homelessness Reduction Strategies and rebadge them to include rough sleeping.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 26/04/2019

Decision due: 8 Oct 2019 by Cabinet

Lead member: Councillor Sara Mildmay-White, Deputy Leader and Portfolio Holder for Housing

Contact: Davina Howes, Assistant Director (Families and Communities) 01284 757070 Email: Tel: 01284 757070.

Type of Decision: (D)

Documents to be submitted: Recommendations of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee to Cabinet with draft policy and action plan.


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