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Housing policy and strategy

Read about our housing strategy, tenancy strategy and homelessness strategy.

Homelessness policies

There are 3 homelessness policies:   

Accommodation Placement Policy - this sets out how homeless households will be prioritised for private accommodation in different areas

Accommodation Procurement Policy for Homeless Households - this sets out the principles that will be followed when the council is procuring private accommodation for homeless households. It’s Action Plan is updated annually through the Supply and Allocation reports. The latest Action Plan can be found below.

Private Rented Sector Offers Policy - this sets out that private rented sector offers may be made to homeless households

More information about the policies can be found on the committee papers webpage.

Published: 6 January 2021

Last updated: 22 May 2023