Issue details

Support to Refugees on Homes for Ukraine (HFU) Scheme

To utilise Homes for Ukraine (HFU) Scheme grant funding received by the council from the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) to increase host payments from April 2023 to encourage the continuation of sponsorship arrangements, and to provide housing incentives to help Ukrainian guests transition to the next phase of the HFU scheme.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000 and 2 Divisions affected;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/02/2023

Decision due: 29 Mar 2023 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cllr Kathy Williams

Contact: Siobhan Farmer, Director of Public Health Email:


Agenda items

Background papers

  • Homes for Ukraine: council guides - GOV.UK (  
  • Decision - Financial Support for ‘Homes for Ukraine’ Sponsors (  
  • Decision - Ukrainian Refugee Support (