Decision details

Impact of the pandemic on homelessness in the borough and an updated homelessness strategy delivery plan

Decision Maker: Housing, Economy and Business Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

A report setting out the impact of COVID-19 on the delivery of housing, advice and homelessness services and how Encompass has responded.

Decisions:

Lorraine Thomas, Managing Director of Encompass LATC Ltd, introduced the report.

 

The committee noted Encompass’ response to the COVID-19 pandemic, that plans were in place should a “second wave” of the virus reach the borough, and thanked the staff of Encompass for their work through this difficult time.

 

RESOLVED:

1.    To note the actions taken by Encompass LATC in response to COVID-19 pandemic and the performance in quarter 1 2020/21.

2.    To convene a further meeting of the Homelessness Strategy Task and Finish Group during the autumn to consider revisions to the homelessness strategy delivery plan, subject to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Report author: Lorraine Thomas

Publication date: 27/11/2020

Date of decision: 13/10/2020

Decided at meeting: 13/10/2020 - Housing, Economy and Business Committee

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