To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what recent discussions his Department has had with the Local Government Association on the (a) effectiveness and (b) adequacy of the Homeless Prevention Grant.
31 January 2023
The technical consultation on the Homelessness Prevention Grant (HPG) funding arrangement closed last year. A summary of which can be found here. Local authorities in England have been allocated a total of £654 million HPG for 2023-24 and 2024-25.
We have made good progress towards our goal to end rough sleeping, with rough sleeping levels falling 49% since 2017, according to the annual snapshot which can be found here. As has been the case with successive administrations, details of internal meetings are not normally disclosed. Ministerial meetings with external organisations are published on gov.uk.