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Decision details

Financial Strategy 2022/23 to 2026/27

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

Purpose of Report: To present the Financial Strategy, including detailed revenue budget proposals.

 

Members are asked to recommend the proposals to Full Council.

Decision:

Resolved:  (i)      That the charge of a 300% premium on Council Tax for properties empty for over 10 years, as described in paragraph 130 of the report, be approved.

 

(ii)      That approval be given to apply the average rent increase of 4.1%, based on national formulas linked to RPI and CPI, to all rents for 2022/23, with the exception of shared ownership tenants, as described in paragraphs 188 and 190.

 

(iii)     That approval be given to apply the average rent increase of 5.4%, based on national formulas linked to RPI and CPI, to shared ownership tenants that have held an equity share in their property for more than 12 months as at 1 April 2022, on the portion of the property owned by City of York Council, as described in paragraph 191.

 

Reason:     To ensure the ongoing financial stability of the HRA and allow work to continue on improving the quality of the council’s affordable housing.

 

Report author: Sarah Kirby

Publication date: 08/02/2022

Date of decision: 07/02/2022

Decided at meeting: 07/02/2022 - Executive

Effective from: 10/02/2022

Accompanying Documents:

 

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