Decision details

Rough Sleeper Accommodation Programme Phase 2 Support Service Procurement

Decision Maker: Treasurer GMCA

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Preventing and relieving Homelessness is a Mayoral and national government priority.

The service will support at least 60 individuals who have recently or currently experiencing rough sleeping especially those who are already excluded from ABEN helping to reduce the number of rough sleepers in Greater Manchester and prevent them from returning to the streets. This will also increase move on from ABEN allowing further individuals to access support.


To enter into a contract for the Rough Sleeper Accommodation Programme Phase 2 Support Service. The service is being funded via Grant from the Department of Leveling up Homes and Communities (DHLUC)

The service will provide support to individuals who are referred by Local Authorities who have experienced prolonged and/or re-occurring experiences of homelessness and experience co-occurring conditions who meet the criteria for the programme as set by DHLUC.

RSAP was introduced in 2020 by the Government to support 6000 rough sleepers into long term accommodation. The programme provided capital funding to deliver additional move-on properties for individuals who experienced rough sleeping and revenue to provide support to the move-on properties. This contract is to deliver the support element to the properties acquired by the GMCA on behalf of Greater Manchester’s accommodation delivery partners in the second round of funding between April 2022 and March 2025.

The contract for support will be awarded to the Great Places Housing Association as per the contract award report.

The 10-day standstill period will lapse midnight on 9/6/22

Publication date: 14/06/2022

Date of decision: 13/06/2022