Decision details

Direct award of Contract for Housing Related Support service for homeless people (HRS)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider a report that seeks approval to award a contract for accommodation based housing related support service for homeless people with complex needs.


1.  Approved an 18-month direct contract award for an accommodation-based housing -related support service for homeless people from 31st October 2024 to 30th April 2026.


2.  Approved funding for the direct contract award of £415,500 for the 18-month period (£277,000 p.a. pro rata).


3.  Delegated authority to the Executive Director for People (Adults) in consultation with the Lead Member for Adult Social Care, Mental Health and Learning Disabilities, Lead Member for Highways, Housing and Transport and the Lead Member for Finance, Council Assets, Procurement and Revenues to negotiate the final contract terms and to enter into the contract with LookAhead.

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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