Issue details

Temporary Accommodation Policy

This Report proposes a Policy for approval setting out how Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council will meet its responsibilities to people who are homeless or threatened with homelessness in Newcastle-under-Lyme.

This Policy relates to the placement of homeless households into temporary accommodation under Section 188 of the Housing Act 1996 Part VII, as amended and longer term temporary accommodation placements under Section 193 where a main housing duty for households has been accepted.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/10/2020

Relevant Scrutiny Committee: Health, Wellbeing and Partnerships;

Decision due: 13 Jan 2021 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Portfolio Holder - Community Safety and Wellbeing

Lead director: Executive Director - Commercial Development & Economic Growth

Contact: Sarah Moore, Partnerships Manager Email: Email: