Agenda and decisions

Executive Member Decisions - Communities, Housing & Anti Poverty
Friday, 1st March, 2019 10.00 am

Venue: Civic Centre, Pontypool

No. Item


Declarations of Interest


Rough Sleeper Provision pdf icon PDF 216 KB

To seek approval to introduce a local policy that facilitates the use of temporary accommodation provision for rough sleepers within Torfaen, as soon as the temperature drops below freezing.


The Executive Member for Communities, Housing and Anti-Poverty reviewed the details of the report and the current constraints on the Housing Service and agreed the principle to introduce a local policy which supports vulnerable rough sleepers into temporary accommodation when the temperature drops below freezing, and for Officers to further explore options for accessing alternative accommodation to support rough sleepers during periods of adverse weather.