Draft Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy Consultation

Overview

The council is currently consulting on the draft Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy. This strategy sets out our vision and plans for the homelessness over the next five years. The strategies cover a range of themes which provide a framework and action plan to address homelessness related issues in Barnet.


Draft Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy

This draft strategy has been written to address the issues identified in the Homeless Review.

The main themes of the draft Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy are:

1. Preventing homelessness

2. Reducing the number of households in temporary accommodation and securing sufficient accommodation for those at risk or who are homeless

3. Establishing effective partnerships, working arrangements and support to those who are or used to be homeless, to improve their resilience and reduce the risk of them becoming homeless again

4. Supporting rough sleepers to address their housing and other needs

You can view the full draft Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy here.

Give us your views

The consultations are open to all Barnet residents and residents who live outside the borough, as well as businesses, community and voluntary organisations. We are keen to hear your views on both strategies.

You can do this by completing the:

There is also the opportunity to share your views with the Chair and Vice Chair of the Housing Committee on 21 November at 6.30pm, Colindale Library (7 Bristol Avenue, London, NW9 4BR).

If you would prefer a hard copy of the questionnaire or another format of questionnaire, please contact Joshua.Henry@Barnet.gov.uk or call 020 8359 7043.

PLEASE NOTE - we are also consulting on our Draft Housing Strategy. If you would like to take part in this please click here.

Overview

The council is currently consulting on the draft Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy. This strategy sets out our vision and plans for the homelessness over the next five years. The strategies cover a range of themes which provide a framework and action plan to address homelessness related issues in Barnet.


Draft Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy

This draft strategy has been written to address the issues identified in the Homeless Review.

The main themes of the draft Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy are:

1. Preventing homelessness

2. Reducing the number of households in temporary accommodation and securing sufficient accommodation for those at risk or who are homeless

3. Establishing effective partnerships, working arrangements and support to those who are or used to be homeless, to improve their resilience and reduce the risk of them becoming homeless again

4. Supporting rough sleepers to address their housing and other needs

You can view the full draft Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy here.

Give us your views

The consultations are open to all Barnet residents and residents who live outside the borough, as well as businesses, community and voluntary organisations. We are keen to hear your views on both strategies.

You can do this by completing the:

There is also the opportunity to share your views with the Chair and Vice Chair of the Housing Committee on 21 November at 6.30pm, Colindale Library (7 Bristol Avenue, London, NW9 4BR).

If you would prefer a hard copy of the questionnaire or another format of questionnaire, please contact Joshua.Henry@Barnet.gov.uk or call 020 8359 7043.

PLEASE NOTE - we are also consulting on our Draft Housing Strategy. If you would like to take part in this please click here.