Decision details

Housing Revenue Account Business Plan - Revenue Budget and Capital Programme 2022/23

Decision Maker: Executive, Council

Decision status: Recommmend Forward to Council

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No




That the Executive, after considering the comments from the Landlord

Services Advisory Board and Policy Overview and Scrutiny Committee,

recommend to Council that:


1.    the rent level for Council dwellings be increased by a maximum of 4.10% from the 2021/22 level with effect from 1 April 2022 within the permitted guidelines contained within the Government’s rent setting policy;

2.    the average weekly charge for garages rented by both Council and non-Council tenants be increased by 50 pence per week excluding VAT from 1 April 2022;

3.    the service charges in senior living accommodation be increased by 30 pence per week from 1 April 2022 to £20.10;

4.    the recharge for energy costs in senior living accommodation be increased by 50 pence per week from 1 April 2022;

5.    the revised HRA Business Plan for 2022/23 to 2025/26 as set out in Annexe 1 be approved;

6.    the fees and charges as set out in Annexe 2 be approved:

7.    the Housing Revenue Account Capital Programmes as shown in Annexe 3 and 4 be approved;

8.    the financing of the capital programmes be approved in line with the resources shown in Annexe 5: and

9.    a strategic review will be undertaken on the 30-year HRA Business Plan in line with the content of this report during 2022/23.

Reason: To provide the resources to fund Waverley Borough Council’s Landlord Services operations, maintenance programme and building new affordable homes. 


[This matter is recommended to Council for decision and is not subject to the call-in procedure.]


Report author: Hugh Wagstaff

Publication date: 09/02/2022

Date of decision: 08/02/2022

Decided at meeting: 08/02/2022 - Executive

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