Decision details

Housing Revenue Account (HRA) Budget and Rent Levels for 2020/21 (SS2 / RCG4)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


To approve the rent/service charges for 2020/21 in accordance with the Rent Strategy 2020 -2025


The Cabinet considered the rent levels and service charges for the Housing Revenue Account (HRA) and a recommended budget for 2020/21 and then recommended that the Council Meeting give approval to:-


·         an increase in the average rent by 2.7% (CPI + 1%) in 2020/21;

·         increases in service charges as outlined in Section 3 of the report;

·         the Housing Revenue Account Budget for 2020/21 as set out in Appendix 1 of the report.

·         Increases in rents and service charges to Temporary Accommodation as set out in Appendix 3 of the report.

Alternative options considered:


Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Reason Key: Affects 2 or more wards;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Equality and/or Environmental Impact Assessment: yes

Decision Reference: CAB208

Declarations or conflicts of Interest: None.

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Portfolio holder, CLT, Scrutiny, Cabinet

Contact: Mark Glynn, Service Director, Place Management Email: Tel: 0161-474-3700, Andy Kippax, Services to Place Email: Tel: 0161 474 4319.

Report author: Andy Kippax

Publication date: 05/02/2020

Date of decision: 04/02/2020

Decided at meeting: 04/02/2020 - Cabinet

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