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Draft Housing Revenue Account Budget and Medium Term Financial Strategy 2017-18 to 2019-20

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

Approve the draft HRA budget for 2017-18 and MTFS 2017-18 to 2019-20 for consultation

Decisions:

RESOLVED:  That

 

(1)          the draft Housing Revenue Account Budget be approved for consultation;

 

(2)          the proposed average rent for non-sheltered accommodation of £115.27 per week for 2017-18, representing a decrease of 1% in average rent from the 2016-17 figure, be noted;

 

(3)          the proposed average rent for sheltered accommodation of £95.43 per week for 2017-18, representing a decrease of 1% in average rent from the 2016-17 figure, be noted;

 

(4)          the overall average rent for the whole stock of £112.99 per week for 2017-18, representing an overall  decrease of 1%, be noted;

 

(5)          an average tenant service charge of £3.01 per week, an increase of 2%, as set out in Appendix 2 of the report, be approved for consultation;

 

(6)          the proposed increases in facility and water charges, as set out in Appendices 4 and 5 of the report, and Community Centre hire charges, as set out in Appendix 6 to the report, be approved for consultation;

 

(7)          the three year Capital Programme, as set out in Appendix 7 of the report, be approved for consultation.

 

Reason for Decision:  To publish the draft HRA budget and capital programme for consultation.

 

Alternative Options Considered and Rejected:   As set out in the report.

 

Conflict of Interest relating to the matter declared by Cabinet member/Dispensation Granted:  None.

Report author: Tom McCourt

Publication date: 09/12/2016

Date of decision: 08/12/2016

Decided at meeting: 08/12/2016 - Cabinet

Effective from: 17/12/2016

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