Issue - decisions

Housing Revenue Account Budget 2017/20

23/02/2017 - Housing Revenue Account Budget 2017/18

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.