Decision details

Authority to Award Contract to Deliver a Rapid Assessment Hub and a Housing First Service for Rough Sleepers Funded by the Rough Sleeper Initiative Grant

Decision Maker: Strategic Director - Community Well-being

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

Approval to Award a Contract to Deliver a Rapid Assessment Hub and a Housing First Service for Rough Sleepers Funded by the Rough Sleeper Initiative Grant

Decision:

That the Strategic Director Community Wellbeing:

 

i)             Approves the award of the contract for Lot 1 Rapid Assessment Hub and Lot 2 Housing First Service which will be funded by the MHCLG under the Rough Sleeper Initiatives (RSI) Grant to St Mungo Community Housing Association for an initial period of 9 months from 1 July 2021, with an option to extend for up to a further two years (1st April 2022 to 31 March 2024) on a 1 + 1 basis.

Reasons for the decision:

As detailed within the accompanying report.

Alternative options considered:

As detailed within the accompanying report.

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:

None.

Reason Key: Signficant expenditure/savings of £500k or more;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Cabinet/Committee Decision or Scheme of Delegation: Officer scheme of delegation

Parties Consulted: Lead member for Housing and Welfare Reform

Contact: Laurence Coaker, Head of Housing Needs Email: laurence.coaker@brent.gov.uk Tel: 020 8937 2788.

Publication date: 30/04/2021

Date of decision: 29/04/2021

Effective from: 11/05/2021

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