Decision details

Housing Revenue Account Budget 2019/20

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


The proposed Housing Revenue Account budget for 2019/20 is set out for consideration and recommendation to Council


That Council be recommended to approve:


1)         the Housing Revenue Account budget;


2)         Council house dwelling rents be reduced by 1% effective from April 2019 in line with the Welfare Reform and Work Act 2015;


3)         garage rents be increased by 3.70% effective from April 2019 in line with Council fees and charge;


4)         Shared Equity Rents will be increased by 3.27% based on September RPI, effective from April 2019;


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


6)         the Housing Major Repairs (capital) programme for 2019/20 as set out in Appendix C.


7)        Sheltered room guest charges increase from £9.00 per night to £9.50 per night.


Wards Affected: None Specific;

Declarations: None

Dispensations: None

Reference Number: WBC1073

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Draft budget submission will be considered by CLT, and reported to the Affordable Housing Implementation Group in February and the Tenants & Landlord Improvement Panel in February

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

Report author: Mark Thompson

Publication date: 21/02/2019

Date of decision: 21/02/2019

Decided at meeting: 21/02/2019 - Executive

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