A Cambridge City Council website

Cambridge City Council

Council and democracy

Home > Council and Democracy > Issue

Issue details

Mental Health Tenancy Sustainment Service Review

Confirm the council's commitment to support vulnerable tenants and applicants with a mental health problem in conjunction with partner agencies.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 24/08/2015

Decision due: 24 Sep 2015 by Executive Councillor for Housing

Lead member: Executive Councillor for Housing

Lead director: Director of Customer and Community Services

Department: City Homes

Contact: Frances Swann Email: frances.swann@cambridge.gov.uk.

Additional Information: Requested for pre-scrutiny by Councillors Avery and Moore.

Background Information: In 2014, the City Council invested in 2 full time officers to provide support for individuals whose tenancy was at risk due to problems associated with their mental health. This service aimed to work in conjunction with other agencies to ensure a co-ordinated approach to tenancy sustainment and to raise awareness of Mental Health amongst staff and improve access to health and related support services for tenants. The report will highlight the outcomes of the service in the first year.

Agenda items