Rapid Rehousing Pathway to help rough sleeping in Wandsworth

Like many residents I have been very concerned about what we can do to help rough sleepers locally. I have raised my concerns with Ministers in the Department of Communities and Local Government about what more steps can help. This month, James Brokenshire, the Secretary of State, has announced that Wandsworth Borough Council will become an Early Adopter of the Rapid Rehousing Pathway. The Rapid Rehousing Pathway provides funding for specialists who are a single point of contact for rough sleepers to support them into settled accommodation, money for local letting agencies to source and provide homes for rough sleepers and support for rough sleepers to help sustain their tenancies through supported lettings. It should help us have a more co-ordinated approach locally.