New funding for homelessness and platform for life

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Here is a new fund to improve the health of homeless people  https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-fund-to-improve-the-health-of-homeless-people

This is an overview of the Homelessness Change and Platform for Life Funds 2015 to 2017, which set aside up to £25 million capital funding for specialist housing providers to bring forward proposals for the development of tailored hostel accommodation for rough sleepers; and shared accommodation for young people who are homeless or insecurely housed to enable them to take on or continue employment, education or training outside of London.

This document gives bidders information on:

  • types of accommodation covered by the funds
  • who should bid
  • how to bid
  • assessment criteria 

Bids, and supporting statements, will need to be submitted through the agency’s Investment Management System (IMS) by midday on 12 June 2015. Bidders will need to register to access IMS if they have not done so already.

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