Councillors have been advised that homeless prevention should remain a high priority for Surrey with many shelters claiming they are receiving one new request for a bed every two days.
At the end of last year six people were recognised as sleeping rough in Mole Valley, according to homeless charity Shelter, with 28 registered in neighbouring Reigate and Banstead.
A report on the issues concludes: “There is little doubt that without these homelessness prevention services there would be a rapid increase in rough sleeping, aggressive street begging and an increased threat tocommunitysafety in Surrey. The council fully recognises the value of these services and is committed to working with our colleagues in the borough and districts to prevent homelessness, preserve community safety and prevent the need for expenditure on high-cost interventions.”
Introduction The National Statement of Expectations for Supported Housing (NSE) was finally published on 20 October 2020, five years after the 2015 Comprehensive Spending Review suggested regulatory and oversight changes were needed, although in 2018 the government >>>
Responding to the DWP Consultation: Housing Benefit Reform - Supported Housing
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M.E. - Care Housing Association