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Housing Support Programme Strategy 2022-26

Housing Support Programme Strategy (HSP) 2022-26

This Strategy sets out the strategic priorities of Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council and its partner agencies for homelessness prevention and alleviation and housing related support services over the next four years (2022-26).

Strategic Priorities

The priorities for the delivery of the HSP and Homelessness Prevention and Alleviation services have been informed by both the local and regional needs assessment and the stakeholder engagement that have been undertaken. It has also been informed by national, regional and local wider policy requirements such as the move to rapid rehousing and our learning from the Covid-19 pandemic.

Strategic Priority 1

Strengthen early intervention and prevention services and specialised support to prevent homelessness.

Strategic Priority 2

Ensuring people who are homeless or threatened with homelessness access the right home at the right time and in the right place, as part of our Rapid Rehousing approach.

Strategic Priority 3

Further Strengthen Housing Support services

Strategic Priority 4

Work collaboratively to provide holistic, person-centred support with effective specialist interventions where necessary