Democracy - Decision details

Decision details

Rent Setting Policy

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The report presented the Rent Setting Policy to the Committee for approval.


The policy provided a clear framework for setting and reviewing rent levels for all Council homes. The policy ensured that the Council adheres to legislation and regulations when setting rents for Housing Revenue Account (HRA) properties.


A motion was MOVED by Cllr Mrs Pearson and SECONDED by Cllr Mrs Hones to agree the recommendations in the report.


Following a discussion a vote was taken and it was RESOLVED that:


Members are asked to:


To approve the Rent Setting Policy in Appendix A of the report. 


Reasons for Recommendation

To ensure that the Housing Department has a policy covering the way that rents and accommodation charges are set, both as part of the annual review process and when new tenancies are let.

Publication date: 10/01/2022

Date of decision: 13/12/2021

Decided at meeting: 13/12/2021 - Environment, Enforcement & Housing Committee

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