Decision details

Urgent Decision of the Chief Executive relating to the provision of Hostel Accommodation

Decision Maker: District Executive

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No




That subject to the consent of Somerset County Council under the section 24 Direction issued by the Secretary of State on 10 May 2022, the Chief Executive has agreed to vire £219,829 from the Housing & Homelessness Reserve (X8380) to the revenue housing budget to fund a 10-bed space hostel with support for single homeless people and rough sleepers for 2023/24.


The provision of hostel accommodation and associated support forms a key part of SSDC’s responsibilities in preventing homelessness and rough sleeping, supporting vulnerable people in our community and delivering our requirements under the Homelessness Reduction Act.


Publication date: 02/03/2023

Date of decision: 02/03/2023

Decided at meeting: 02/03/2023 - District Executive

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