Greenwich Council

Decision details.

Extension of the Housing Temporary Accommodation programme

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Agreed the proposal in 4.10 for a one year pilot scheme to purchase properties out of the borough for the provision of Temporary Accommodation.


Delegated to the Director of Housing and Safer Communities and Director of Regeneration Enterprise and Skills, the decision to select geographical locations for individual purchases to take place within 30 minutes travel time of Royal Borough of Greenwich (as defined in 4.11)


Noted that the Director of Housing and Safer Communities will progress the recommended actions in 4.2 – 4.9 of this report


Noted a future report to Cabinet will review the Housing Allocation Policy to ensure it is compliant with the Homelessness Reduction Act and that this future report will be accompanied by a full Equalities Impact Assessment on any changes to the Allocation Policy





Report author: Nicola York

Publication date: 11/07/2019

Date of decision: 10/07/2019

Decided at meeting: 10/07/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 18/07/2019

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