Decision details

Housing Revenue Account Budget 2017/18

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 2017 in line with the Welfare Reform and Work Bill 2015;


3)        Garage rents be increased by 1.9% effective from  April 2017 in line with Council fees and charges;


4)        Shared Equity Rents will be increased by 2% based on September RPI, effective from April 2017;


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


6)        The Housing Major Repairs (capital) programme for 2017/18 as set out in Appendix C;


7)        Sheltered room guest charges increase from £8.20 per night to £9.00 effective from April 2017.

Wards Affected: None Specific;

Declarations: None

Dispensations: None

Reference Number: WBC907

Contact: Email: Tel: 07879608808.

Report author: John Ogden

Publication date: 23/02/2017

Date of decision: 23/02/2017

Decided at meeting: 23/02/2017 - Executive

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