Issue details


Further to the dissolution of the Housing Commission, it was agreed that housing related briefings and updates would be considered by the Communities and Housing Scrutiny Committee. This report provide updates on the following areas:
1. Recent policy and funding announcements by the government affecting housing. The briefing also provides an update report on the progress made against the planned installations of Sprinklers.
2. Current nature and extent of homelessness in the Borough, and key areas of work to address the issue. In particular, it outlines the response to the Mayor’s commitment to provide ‘A Bed for Every Night’ to rough sleepers over the whole of the winter period and other sub-regional initiatives.
3. Progress in delivering the Viaduct Housing Partnership development Programme.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Department: Services to Place

Consultation process

Portfolio, CLT and Scrutiny

Agenda items