Issue details

Private Housing Assistance Policy Amendments

To approve the revisions to the RRO in relation to the following new and improved services, these being;

• The introduction of the Discretionary Disability Adaptations Grant (DDAG);
• The improvement of the current Small Works Grant (SWG);
• The introduction of the Spend to Save Grant (SSG);
• The introduction of the Hospital Discharge Assistance Service (HDAS);
• The introduction of the Acute Handyperson Service (AHAS).


Reason for deferral from April to May Cabinet:

Council Officers are setting up a cross service project board to maximise the impact of DFGs across  all areas of need. Discussions at the first meeting of the board may influence the proposals in this paper

Decision type: Key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 08/03/2018

Decision due: 18 Jun 2018 by Cabinet

Lead member: Lead Member for Housing and Welfare Reform

Lead director: Strategic Director - Community Well-being

Department: Community Wellbeing

Contact: Spencer Randolph, Head of Private Housing Services Email: Tel: 020 8937 2546.


Agenda items


  • Private Housing Assistance Policy Amendments