Issue details

Grant award for housing related support in relation to supported accommodation for homeless households - KEY/24MAY21/02

The Cabinet Member is recommended to:  


1. Award grant funding for Housing Related Supportin relation to supported accommodation for homeless households, which will be funded through the Housing Related Support Programme (formerly Supporting People Programme), to the following grant recipients for the periodfrom the signing of the CMDN to the 31 December 2023 


·         Longhurst Group (formerly Axiom Housing Association) – Hostel accommodation and drop-in services - £425,722.53;

·         Cross Keys Homes – hostel accommodation - £67,610.91

·         Cambridgeshire & Peterborough YMCA – hostel accommodation - £200,860.28;

·         Futures Housing Group – hostel accommodation - £46,641.96;

·         Home Group – hostel accommodation - £58,938.63


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure or savings greater than £500,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 23/04/2021

Decision due: Not before 16th May 2023 by Cabinet Member for Finance and Corporate Governance

Lead member: Councillor Andy Coles

Lead director: Executive Director People Services PCC & CCC

Department: Place and Economy

Contact: Sean Evans, Housing Needs Manager Sharon Malia, Housing Programmes Manager Sharon Malia - Housing Programmes Manager, 01733 237771, Email: Tel: 01733 864083.

Consultation process

Soft market testing is underway. A Housing Related Support Commissioning Strategy has been agreed and has received all the relevant approvals.

Relevant Scrutiny Committee: Communities Scrutiny Committee