Decision details

Housing Revenue Account Budget 2021/22

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To consider the Housing Revenue Account Budget for the 2021/22 financial year


That Council be recommended to approve:


1)              the Housing Revenue Account budget for 2021/22 (Appendix A);


2)              that Council house dwelling rents be increased by up to 1.50% effective from April 2021 in line with the Welfare Reform and Work Act 2015;


3)              Garage rents to be increased by 1.16% effective from April 2021 in line with Council’s general fees and charges;


4)              Shared Equity Rents to be increased by 1.13% based on September RPI, effective from April 2021;


5)              Tenant Service Charges to be set based on cost recovery;


6)              the Housing Major Repairs (capital) programme for 2021/22 as set out in Appendix B;


7)              Sheltered room guest charges for 2021/22 remain unchanged at £9.50 per night per room.

Wards Affected: None Specific;

Declarations: Councilors UllaKarin Clark, John Halsall, John Kaiser and Wayne Smith declared personal interests

Dispensations: None

Reference Number: WBC1182

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: 18/02/2021

Date of decision: 18/02/2021

Decided at meeting: 18/02/2021 - Executive

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