Issue details

Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy 2024-2029

To consider the report of the Cabinet Member for Adults, Health and Housing, seeking approval of the new Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy 2024-2029.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward or a significant community;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 08/11/2023

Decision due: 19 Dec 2023 by Cabinet

Lead member: Councillor Lorna Fielker, Leader of the Council

Lead director: Executive Director for Wellbeing and Housing (DASS)

Department: Adults and Health

Contact: Maria Byrne Email:

Consultation process

A 12-week consultation was launched on the 10th of July 2023 and will close on the 1st of October 2023.
This Strategy is planned to go to OSMC on the 9th of November 2023.


Southampton City Council's Homelessness teams, Adult social care teams, Children's social care team, Public Health team;
Southampton Probation service;
Domestic Abuse and Violence against Women and Girls Strategic Partnership Board;
Dometic and Sexual Abuse Operational Group;
University of Southampton;
Registered Providers of Social Housing;
Commissioned services, relevant charities and voluntary organisations (including Two Saints, Society of St James);
Plans to consult with people in temporary accommodation and OSMC.

Public Comments may be sent to: N/A


Agenda items


  • Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy 2024-2029