To consider report of the Interim Deputy Chief Executive
(a) The Officer recommendation for the Council to enter into another contract with D2PropCo or another private sector provider of accommodation (where appropriate) for an initial period of at least two years to increase its use of Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO) from two to three plus be approved
(b) The specification that each unit of accommodation shall not have more than five bedrooms and hence five homeless clients accommodated at any one time be approved
(c) The provision that Officers shall decide upon the location of such units, in consultation with the Public Protection Unit (PPU) of South Wales Police and in consultation with Local Members to ensure locations are safe and appropriate be approved
(d) The Housing Solutions Team objective of increasing its use of HMO’s for temporary accommodation to help meet the Council’s Statutory Duty be approved.