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Approval of Acceptance of 2nd Grant from Government's Controlling Migration Fund for Work by Private Housing Standards Team

This Report seeks approval to accept a grant of £385,120 from the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (MHCLG). This funding has been granted by MCHLG to fund additional staff recruitment to the Private Housing Standards (PHS) team, primarily to focus on intelligence-led work in the East of the city where poor housing conditions are believed to be linked to recent migration in to the area.


This is the second such grant from MHCLG, with £192,560 having been accepted previously in a decision taken on 11th March 2019.

Decision type: Non-Key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 14/08/2019

Decision due: 12 Aug 2019 by Director of Housing and Neighbourhoods Service

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Neighbourhoods and Community Safety

Lead director: Director of Housing and Neighbourhoods Service

Department: People Services

Contact: Owen Roe Email:

Date agenda documents available: 14/08/19