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Decision details

Homeless Strategy 2018-2023, 'Preventing Homelessness Together', and Action Plan

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Purpose of Report: To introduce the new Homeless Strategy and action plan.

Members will be asked to agree the Homeless Strategy 2018-2023 and action plan.


Resolved:  (i)      That the completed action plan for 2013-18 be signed off.


                   (ii)      That the new Strategy for 2018-23, ‘Preventing Homelessness Together’ and action plan, which outlines the national and local context affecting and contributing to homelessness and the actions that will be taken in York to address these issues, be adopted and published.


Reason:     To comply with the legal requirement to have a Homeless Strategy, and to have plans in place to prevent and relieve homelessness, in accordance with the new duties placed on local authorities by the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017.

Report author: Becky Ward

Publication date: 22/06/2018

Date of decision: 21/06/2018

Decided at meeting: 21/06/2018 - Executive

Effective from: 26/06/2018

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