Decision details

Housing Revenue Account Budget 2018/21

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


Purpose: To recommend to Council any proposed increases to rents and to approve any proposed increases to charges


That Council be recommended to approve:


1)         The Housing Revenue Account budget;


2)        Council house dwelling rents be reduced by 1% effective from April 2018 in line with the Welfare Reform and Work Bill 2015;


3)        Garage rents be increased by 3.6% effective from April 2018 in line with Council fees and charges;


4)        Shared Equity Rents will be increased by 3.85% based on September RPI, effective from April 2018;


5)         Tenant Service Charges are set in line with estimated costs;


6)        The Housing Major Repairs (capital) programme for 2018/19 as set out in Appendix C;


7)        Sheltered room guest charges to be increased from £9.00 to £9.50 per night effective from April 2018.


Wards Affected: None Specific;

Declarations: None

Dispensations: None

Reference Number: WBC983

Contact: Email: Tel: 07879608808.

Report author: John Ogden

Publication date: 22/02/2018

Date of decision: 22/02/2018

Decided at meeting: 22/02/2018 - Executive

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