Issue details

Local Authority Housing Funding

The purpose of this report is to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Department of Levelling-Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) for funding of £1,740,114 from the Local Authority Housing Fund (LAHF).
This funding will contribute towards the acquisition of 2 homes for temporary accommodation for homeless households plus an additional 11 affordable homes to provide accommodation for 11 households from the Afghan Citizens Resettlement Scheme (ACRS).

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000;

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 22/03/2024

Decision due: 18 Jun 2024 by Executive

Lead member: Executive Member for Culture, Arts & Housing

Lead director: Corporate Director of Community Development

Contact: John Burroughs, Housing Strategy and Development Officer Email: Email:

Consultation process

Consultation will take place on an on-going basis with the Refugee Resettlement Manager in order to identify suitable locations and properties for the Afghan households.
Similarly consultation will take place with the Head of Housing Needs to identify suitable locations and properties for the temporary accommodation for the homeless households.


We will consult with the following:
The Councils Refugees Resettlement Manager
The Councils Head of Housing Needs


  • Local Authority Housing Funding