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Issue details

Targeted financial support for people living in Council homes

Purpose of Report: To propose the creation of a fund to allow targeted financial grants based on an assessment of individual need to people living in council homes experiencing financial hardship due to the CV19 pandemic. It would relate only to rent payments and will be paid to rent accounts. Will be run alongside existing financial and other help provided by the Council and partners.

The Executive Member is asked to approve the creation of the hardship fund and agree the criteria for administering it.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Decision Made

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 17/08/2020

Decision due: 15/09/20 by Executive Member for Housing & Safer Neighbourhoods

Lead member: Councillor Denise Craghill, Executive Member for Housing and Safer Neighbourhoods democratic.services@york.gov.uk

Lead director: Corporate Director of Health, Housing and Adult Social Care

Department: Directorate of Health, Housing and Adult Social Care

Contact: Denis Southall Email: denis.southall@york.gov.uk Email: denis.southall@york.gov.uk.

Consultation process

Developed through discussion by the Recovery Group, Cllr Craghill and Cllr Ayre

Decisions

Agenda items

 

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