Issue details

Raising Rent on Vacant Council Homes to Target Rents

Purpose of Report: The report proposes to raise the rent on vacant council homes to the target rent level.


The Executive Member is asked to agree that when council homes become vacant, the weekly rent is increased to the target rent level in order to maximise rental income.

Decision type: Non-Key

Decision status: Decision Made

Wards affected: Acomb Ward; Bishopthorpe Ward; Clifton Ward; Dringhouses & Woodthorpe Ward; Fishergate Ward; Fulford and Heslington Ward; Guildhall Ward; Heworth Ward; Heworth Without Ward; Holgate Ward; Hull Road Ward; Huntington & New Earswick Ward; Micklegate Ward; Osbaldwick and Derwent Ward; Westfield Ward; Wheldrake Ward;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 22/02/2016

Decision due: 23/05/16 by Executive Leader (incorporating Housing & Safer Neighbourhoods))

Lead member: Executive Leader (incorporating Housing & Safer Neighbourhoods))

Lead director: Director of Communities & Neighbourhoods

Department: Directorate of Communities & Neighbourhoods

Contact: Tom Brittain, Head of Housing Services Email: 01904 551262.

Consultation process

Consultation with travellers and residents in temporary accommodation.

Making Representations: Contact report author


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