Issue details

Homes for Ukraine host payment extension for 2024/25

To seek approval to utilise Homes for Ukraine (HFU) Scheme grant funding received by the County Council from the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) to continue to top-up host payments from April 2024 for one year, thus encouraging the continuation of hosting arrangements.

Decision type: Key

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

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 05/02/2024

Decision due: Between 5 Mar 2024 and 31 Mar 2024 by Cabinet Member - Adult Social Care Delivery

Lead member: Cllr Stephan Fifield, Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care Delivery

Background papers

  • Homes for Ukraine Scheme (2023-24) local authority tariff payment grant determination No. 31/7011 (England) - GOV.UK (  
  • Homes for Ukraine Scheme (2023-24) sponsorship household thank you payment grant determination No. 31/7012 (England) - GOV.UK (  
  • Homes for Ukraine: council guides - GOV.UK (  
  • ICM Decision (19/05/22): Decision - Ukrainian Refugee  
  • ICM Decision (23/09/22): Financial Support for ‘Homes for Ukraine’ Sponsors (23/09/02)  
  • Cabinet Decision (23/11/22): Decision - Support to Refugees on the Homes for Ukraine (HFU) Scheme (  
  • Cabinet Decision (29/03/23): Decision - Support to Refugees on Homes for Ukraine (HFU) Scheme (  
  • Office for National Statistics (ONS), released 4 October 2023, ONS website, statistical bulletin, Experiences of Homes for Ukraine scheme sponsors, UK: 10 to 21 August 2023