MD1388 Homelessness Change and Platform for Life Fund

Type of decision: 
Mayoral decision
Code: 
MD1388
Date signed: 
29 April 2015
Decision by: 
Boris Johnson MP (past staff), Mayor of London

Executive summary

This Mayoral Decision confirms acceptance of £15.5m, London's proportionate share of the Homelessness Change and Platform for Life Fund, directly allocated from the Department of Health and the Department for Communities and Local Government. Approval is also sought for an additional £15.0m of funding to be added to the funding provided by DoH and DCLG. The Housing and Land Directorate wish to publish a prospectus which will invite organisations to bid for £30.5m of funding to enhance existing and/or develop new hostel accommodation across the capital. The fund will be administered over 4 years commencing in 2014/15.

Part 1: Non-confidential facts and advice