Decision details

Contracting Out of Homelessness Reviews

Decision Maker: Sutton Shareholdings Board

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Seeking approval to re-tender the contracting out of the reviews function to additional providers


Helen Davies, Head of Service - Housing, Information and Assessment presented the report.


Members looked at the companies proposed and the future potential for Encompass Ltd to trade in this service themselves. It was mentioned that a report on homelessness would be presented to the Housing, Economy and Business Committee in January 2018.



1.    Housing Reviews Ltd, Sage Ventures Consultancy and RMG be authorised to exercise the homelessness review function under Section 202 of the Housing Act 1996 on behalf of the Council.

2.    A waiver of the Council’s contract standing orders to tender for a reviews service be agreed.

Report author: Helen Davies

Publication date: 11/12/2017

Date of decision: 06/12/2017

Decided at meeting: 06/12/2017 - Sutton Shareholdings Board

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