Agenda item

Funding to Enhance the Homelessness and Strategic Housing Function


Cabinet was advised of updated wording to the recommendation, which was agreed, and is recorded as the Decision below:




Having had due regard to the integrated impact assessment, the use of reserves to fund the strategic change needed in the homelessness and strategic housing Services, as set out in the Private, circulated report, be endorsed.


Reasons for Decision:


1.           To stabilise the Council’s finances with regards to the current and projected levels of uncontrolled overspend linked to the rising numbers of people becoming homeless.


2.           To ensure that there are better responses for those that are at risk or experience homelessness.


3.           To help ensure that there is sustainable housing within Neath Port Talbot in line with population needs.


Implementation of Decision:


The decision will be implemented after the three day call in period.