The Government has provided updated information for the
£50million available across England (outside London) up to 2020/21
through the 'Move On' Fund. The fund is part of a package of
measures that have been announced through the Government's new
Rough Sleeping Strategy.
The 'Move On' Fund aims to free up hostel and refuge spaces by
increasing the availability of affordable move-on, or second stage
housing, for rough sleepers and those in hostel accommodation, as
well as victims of domestic abuse currently living in refuges who
are ready to leave this type of provision but might otherwise not
be able to access the next stage of housing.
The fund provides capital grants contributing towards the costs
of developing move-on accommodation and revenue funding will also
be made available to be accessed by successful bidders for the
on-going tenancy support and facilitation costs to ensure that
those accessing the accommodation are able to sustain their
Funding outside of London is being allocated by Homes England
through a Continuous Market Engagement (CME) process. There is no
fixed bidding window and the programme will remain open to receive
new applications throughout the funding period.
£50million has already been made available for schemes in London
through the Greater London Authority (GLA).
Full details of the fund and how to bid can be found in the
Move On Fund prospectus and the latest
Supplementary Information for
Bidding is open to local authorities as well as housing
associations, private sector developers and community groups.
Organisations interested in applying for funding are invited to
contact the Homes England area investment teams to discuss their