Decision details

Housing Homelessness Residents in Affordable rented Housing widening the housing Choice for Slough Residents

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider a report that proposes a revised placement policy to enable increased choice for those impacted by homelessness and which will enable the Council to secure access to affordable rented accommodation in areas outside the borough.


·  Approved the Placement Policy.


·  Noted that housing officers in placing clients out of borough would develop the necessary bespoke support arrangements consistent with the needs of residents and the local areas in which placements are made.


·  Agreed to a report on the progress made in implementing the new placement policy and its operational and financial impacts be submitted within 6 months from the date of implementation.

Report author: Patrick Hayes

Publication date: 26/02/2024

Date of decision: 05/03/2024

Decided at meeting: 05/03/2024 - Cabinet

Effective from: 14/03/2024

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