Hounslow Council


Decision details

CHAS 532 - Housing Revenue Account Rent and Service Charge Increases for 2017/18

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Decision:

Resolved:

 

That Cabinet agreed the recommendations of the report as follows:

 

 

1.1.         That Council dwelling rents are decreased by 1%, in line with Government policy, as set out in section 3, with effect from Monday 3rd April 2017.

1.2     That HRA garage rents and HRA service charges are increased as set out in section 3, with effect from Monday 3rd April 2017.

1.3     That charges are set for the management and maintenance of district heating and communal heating systems, as set out in section 3 and Appendix 2, with effect from Monday 3rd April 2017.

1.4     The charges for Sheltered Housing set out in section 3 and Appendix 3 with effect from Monday 3rd April 2017.

1.5     That the leaseholder management charge changes from a two tier fee to a three tier fee, with this element of the service charge calculated in accordance with legislation. That the estimated charge for the three tiers is set at £266, £178 and £133.

1.7    That for new freeholders a proportionate charge is made for housing estate services, together with the appropriate management fee.

1.8      That authority is delegated to the Director of Housing to set charges for district heating and communal heating consumption with effect from Monday 3rd April 2017, in accordance with legislation, as set out in section 3. 

 

 

Publication date: 18/01/2017

Date of decision: 17/01/2017

Decided at meeting: 17/01/2017 - Cabinet

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