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National Homeless Advice Service

Flexible homelessness support grant for councils

Posted by Debbie Watson March 16, 2017

The Government has announced a new flexible homelessness support grant which will come in to effect from 1 April 2017. It is based on a new funding model to enable resources to be directed to the areas with the greatest need, allowing councils to plan their homelessness services with certainty.

The funding allocated for the 2 years from 2017 to 2018 is £186 million and £191 million. A further £25 million has been set aside for London boroughs to work together to provide accommodation for homeless families in the capital.

Go to the press release

Go to the Flexible homelessness support grant: 2017-18 to 2018-19 Guidance