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Decision details

Final Housing Revenue Account (HRA) Budget proposals 2018/19

Decision Maker: Cabinet, Council

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider the recommendations


RESOLVED THAT it be recommended to Council that


1.    the revised HRA forecast for 2017/18 be noted.

2.    the HRA budget proposals for 2018/19 (shown at Appendix 2) including a proposed rent decrease of 1% and changes to other rents and charges as detailed within the report be approved.

3.    the proposed HRA capital programme for 2018/19 as shown at Appendices 3 and 4 be approved

4.    authority be delegated to the Section 151 Officer, in consultation
with the Cabinet Member for Finance, to apply for a direction from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government to permit Discretionary Housing Payments to Council Tenants to be funded from the HRA if it appears probable that the annual Government allocation for the year will be exceeded (see paragraph 6.6 of the report).

Contact: Paul Jones, Executive Director-Finance and Assets Email: Email: Email:

Report author: Paul Jones

Publication date: 15/02/2018

Date of decision: 13/02/2018

Decided at meeting: 13/02/2018 - Cabinet

Effective from: 23/02/2018

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