Household Support Fund
Purpose of Report: To approve the councils discretionary scheme for providing financial support to vulnerable families across the city with food and utility bills within the scope of the Governments funding rules.
The Executive Member for Finance and Performance in consultation with the Executive Member for Housing & Safer Neighbourhoods will be asked to approve the HSF scheme.
Decision type: Non-key
Decision status: Decision Made
Wards affected: (All Wards);
Notice of proposed decision first published: 11/10/2021
Decision due: 08/11/21 by Executive Member for Finance and Performance
Reason: In consultation with the Executive Member for Housing & Safer Neighbourhoods
Lead member: Executive Member for Finance and Performance
Lead director: Director of Customer & Communities
Department: Directorate of Customer & Communities
DWP Scheme - rules set within the scheme by central government.
There is limited discretion and discussions as with previous
schemes (Winter Support Grant, Local Covid Support Grant) are being
had with neighbouring local authorities and our Third Sector
Third Sector Partners
Equality Impact Assessment Completed?: Yes
- 08/11/2021 - Household Support Fund
- 08/11/2021 - Decision Session - Executive Member for Finance and Major Projects Household Support Fund 08/11/2021