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Decision details

Housing Rent Increase 2011/12

Decision Maker: Executive - for meetings from 03/06/00 to 26/04/11

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

Purpose of report: Increase rents in line with the guideline rent increase (actual increase still to be determined as still awaiting the release of the final determination by CLG)

 

Members are asked to: Consider the housing rent increase for 2011/12

Decision:

RESOLVED: (i)         That the current system, whereby council home rent levels are effectively set by central government, be noted.

 

                        (ii)        That Officers be requested to progress plans which would allow the Council to take more direct control of housing revenue decisions, including rent levels.

 

REASON:      To enable the Council to set rent levels that take account of tenants’ ability to pay, and to use rent revenues to benefit York residents.

 

(ii) That Option 1 be approved, with the average rent increases of 6.4%.

 

REASON:      To ensure a balanced Housing Revenue Account.

Report author: Steve Waddington

Publication date: 16/02/2011

Date of decision: 15/02/2011

Decided at meeting: 15/02/2011 - Executive - for meetings from 03/06/00 to 26/04/11

Effective from: 18/02/2011

Accompanying Documents:

 

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