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Decision details

Income Management & Recovery Policy - Council Housing

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


To update the income management policy with revised protocols and procedures following legislative and regulatory amendments for Council Housing tenants'.


Report of the Portfolio Holder for Homelessness Prevention and Social Housing to set out the Council’s approach to its Council Housing income recovery policy in order to maximise income to its Housing Revenue Account, whilst also providing support to its tenants that need it.



That Cabinet



Acknowledged the current tenancy rent arrears performance position reported to year end (2022/2023); noting this is an improved position on last year; and subject to benchmarking is likely to remain upper quartile when compared with ‘best in class’;



Approved the new Income Management Policy 2023 (Appendix 1) and the associated Community Impact Assessment (Appendix 2) with any final amendments delegated to the Portfolio Holder for Homelessness Prevention and Social Housing.



endorsed the Rent Accreditation Improvement Plan 2022-25 (Appendix 3) progress update report; and



Acknowledged Corporate Scrutiny’s input into the data analysis improving the overall understanding informing the policy for approval.



(Moved by Councillor A Farrell and seconded by Councillor M Summers)




Report author: Tina Mustafa

Publication date: 11/08/2023

Date of decision: 27/04/2023

Decided at meeting: 27/04/2023 - Cabinet

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