JPPB Strategies & Protocols

Care Leavers' Housing Protocol

Published: February 2018

PROTOCOL BETWEEN KCC SPECIALIST CHILDREN’S SERVICES AND KENT DISTRICT AND BOROUGH LOCAL HOUSING AUTHORITIES FOR THE PROVISION OF ACCOMMODATION FOR CARE LEAVERS Care Leavers Protocol between KCC SCS and Kent LHAs Feb18

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Joint Protocol for Homeless 16/17 year olds

Published: February 2018

Kent wide protocol between Kent County Council Children’s Services and the 12 District and Borough Local Housing Authorities for those young people aged 16/17 who are homeless, or at risk of becoming homeless. Joint housing procedures v0.5 final   Launch of Joint Protocol v2 (1) Presentations   16-17 year olds Housing Booklet

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Temporary Accommodation Placing Protocol

Published: January 2018

Temporary Accommodation Placing Protocol Oct 2017

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Kent Fuel Poverty Strategy

Published: September 2016

We have pleasure in announcing that the Kent Energy Efficiency Partnership has recently completed, Delivering Affordable Warmth – A Fuel Poverty Strategy for Kent. The Strategy is aimed to help those vulnerable people in Kent out of fuel poverty and into affordable warmth.  With continued and improved partnership working, we can tackle the wider inequalities […]

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Rural Homes: Supporting Kent’s Rural Communities

Published: May 2016

Kent Housing Group has developed a new cross-County Protocol to help deliver affordable local needs housing in rural parts of Kent and Medway. Rural Homes: supporting Kent’s rural communities The Kent Rural Housing Protocol was developed as a direct result of a recommendation within the Kent Forum Housing Strategy, which identified a lack of affordability […]

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Better Homes: Greater Choice; Kent Social Care Accommodation Strategy;

Published: July 2014

KHG and JPPB were involved in the shaping and development of the Kent Social Care Accommodation Strategy, a strategy this is unique in that it sets out a Kent wide position and strategic direction to enable the delivery of suitable housing and social care provision for all KCC Adult Social Care client groups. The strategy […]

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Better Homes: Accessible Housing Framework

Published: November 2013

The Kent Housing Group with the JPPB have developed and launched a Framework for People with a Physical and/or Sensory Disability, this framework is called Better Homes: Accessible Housing.   This piece of work was undertaken following a recommendation from the Kent and Medway Housing Strategy 2012-15 under Theme 5 – Housing Need. The ambition under this Theme is […]

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Think Housing First

Published: November 2013

Think Housing First is the Housing  Health Inequalities document for Kent. In March 1840, the Government was so concerned about sanitation and living conditions that it set up a Parliamentary Health Select Committee to report on the Health of Towns. Its findings revealed the scale of overcrowding, and the descriptions from health specialists drew a vivid […]

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Better Homes: Housing For The Third Age

Published: July 2012

Kent Housing Group and the Joint Policy and Planning Board have developed Better Homes: Housing for the Third Age– a Framework for Delivering Older People’s Accommodation across Kent and Medway. The Framework seeks to promote a consistent and positive approach to the delivery of new high quality, aspirational accommodation for older people across the county […]

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Social Innovation Lab Kent (SILK)

Published: May 2012

SILK were commissioned by the Joint Policy and Planning Board (JPPB) to undertake ethnographic research into the impact of access to housing in the resettlement of ex-prisoners and the role housing can play in helping to reduce re-offending. Houses as Homes Report has been published. The findings from the report are being taken forward by the […]

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