Decision details

Housing Revenue Account Budget 2020/21

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider the Housing Revenue Account Budget for the 2020/21 financial year



That Council be recommended to approve the following:


1)          The Housing Revenue Account budget;


2)            Council house dwelling rents be increased by 2.70% effective from April 2020 in line with the Welfare Reform and Work Act 2015;


3)            Garage rents be increased by 2.38% effective from April 2020 in line with Council fees and charge;


4)            Shared Equity Rents will be increased by 2.43% based on September RPI, effective from April 2020;


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


6)            The Housing Major Repairs (capital) programme for 2020/21 as set out in Appendix B;


7)            Sheltered room guest charges for 2020/21 remain at £9.50 per night per room.



Wards Affected: None Specific;

Declarations: None

Dispensations: None

Reference Number: WBC1115

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Budget proposals have be reported to the Tenants & Landlord Improvement Panel.

Contact: Mark Thompson Email: Tel: 0118 974 6555.

Report author: Mark Thompson

Publication date: 20/02/2020

Date of decision: 20/02/2020

Decided at meeting: 20/02/2020 - Executive

Effective from: 29/02/2020

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