Decision details

Domestic abuse Pilot Project

Decision Maker: Joint Executive Head: Community Services

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To provide safe accommodation in Guildford for those that cannot stay in a refuge but require specialist support.

Reasons for the decision:

Part 4 of the Domestic Abuse Act 2021 placed a statutory duty on Tier 1 Local Authorities to provide support in safe secure accommodation for everyone. The duty also states that Tier 2 LA’s (district and boroughs) must co-operate with Tier 1 LA’s to deliver their safe accommodation strategy.

Alternative options considered:

None we are the main social housing landlord in the area

Publication date: 16/03/2023

Date of decision: 13/03/2023

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