To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how much of the £10m allocated for domestic abuse safe accommodation in response to covid-19 has been (a) allocated to and (b) received by recipient organisations.
The fund closed on 20 July and final assessments have been made on the bids received
The Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Governments £10 million Domestic Abuse Covid-19 Emergency Support Fund has now been allocated to 147 charity bids, supporting 166 organisations to provide 1,890 bed spaces
Of those funded, 51 bids were from organisations offering specialised support to diverse groups including BAME and LGBTQ+. As of Monday 21 September, 95 per cent of the allocated funds will have been received by the respective recipients.