Housing, Homelessness and Regulatory Services Cabinet Portfolio

Last updated: 17 August 2022


Portfolio Holder: Councillor Mark Winn

Deputy Portfolio Holders: Councillor Carl Jackson

As well as housing and homelessness, the Cabinet Portfolio spans the directorates:

  • Communities
  • Planning, Growth and Sustainability

Functions of the portfolio

Housing, Homelessness and Regulatory services includes a number of functions, such as:

  • social housing stock allocation and liaison with registered providers
  • house conditions and financial assistance with adaptation works including delivery of Disabled Facilities Grant
  • homelessness and rough Sleeping
  • unauthorised encampments
  • trading standards
  • environmental health
  • registrars and coroners
  • housing strategy and affordable housing
  • crematoria and cemeteries
  • licensing (including taxi licensing)