Other rental charges 2019-20

Rental charges for 2019/20 were approved by Housing and Communities Committee on Wednesday 23rd January 2019.

Rental charges for Greyfriars Hostel

As part of the Council's medium term financial plan, funding was set aside to reduce a number of rents and service charges for temporary accommodation. This included a proposal to reduce the level of rent charged at Greyfriars Hostel. Therefore the level of rent charged at Greyfriars Hostel will be reduced to £58.55 per week for 2019/20.

Rental charges for dispersed temporary accommodation

There will a 1.5% increase on rental charges for properties owned by the HRA but allocated as temporary accommodation for homeless people to reflect the rental strategy for mainstream rents.

Rental charges for chalets and stances for Gypsy Travellers

There will be a 1.5% rent increase in 2019/20 for chalets and stances for Gypsy Travellers to reflect the rental strategy for mainstream rents.

Lock-ups

In 2019/20 there will be a 1.5% rent increase for lock-ups to reflect the rental strategy for house rents: £8.77 per week (Council Tenants);  £10.52 per week (Non-Council Tenants).

Garage sites

The cost of renting a garage site will increase by 1.5% to £2.11 per week.