Greenwich Council

Decision details.

Award Young People's Supported Housing Contracts (Lots 2)

Decision Maker: Director of Housing and Safer Communities

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


1.    Awarded Single Homeless Project (SHP) a contract to provide Supported Accommodation, which will include 5 units for Children Looked After (CLA) The contract price of £744,398 per annum; There is an annual contribution of £132,000.00 from Children’s Services for the 5 units of accommodation for CLA and £612,398 from Housing Services for the remaining annual contract cost for the service.  The contract will commence around the 1st September 2019 and expire in 4 years on 31st August 2023 with an option for the council to extend for additional periods up to a maximum of 2 years. The total value of the contract over the course of funding, including the option to extend for 2 years, will be £4,466,388.  This is presented as a below.


1September 2019 – 31 August 2025


Supported Housing Accommodation

Children’s Services 5 units



Housing Services x 100 units




Total Annual Contract Value






Total Contract Value



2.    Noted that current incumbent for this service is Depaul UK and their contract is due to expire on the 30th June 2019.  To ensure continuity of service and allow sufficient time to mobilise the new service, the Chief Officer agreed to grant an extension of at least 2 months to the current contract at the cost of £178,150 (including Children Services Contribution) and the contract will then expire around the 31st August 2019.  This will bring the overall value of the contract from the start date of the 1st February 2014 to the 31st August 2019 to £5,968,025.





Publication date: 17/05/2019

Date of decision: 17/05/2019

Effective from: 24/05/2019

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