Decision details

The House Project for Care Leavers

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To provide up to 10 units of Council housing to Children’s Services for the House Project, supplemented where possible by properties provided by partner Housing Associations.


1.      That the allocation of up to ten studio flats or one-bedroom properties to young people leaving care under the House Project be approved.


2.      That authority be delegated to the Cabinet Member for Resources, in consultation with the Director of City Environment, to approve any additional properties required for subsequent phases of the House Project.


3.      That it be noted that a person shall be identified to act as a trustee for all properties provided via the House Project and all other 16/17-year-old tenancies delivered in partnership with Children’s Services.

Report author: Jenny Lewington

Publication date: 19/03/2020

Date of decision: 18/03/2020

Decided at meeting: 18/03/2020 - Cabinet

Effective from: 26/03/2020

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