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Rent Setting 2014

Rent Setting 2014 | South Lanarkshire Council
ConsultationRent Setting 2014
StatusCompleted
Consultation summaryA number of events staged from October - December 2014. Meetings of the local housing forums where tenants can find out about the Council’s housing budget, the rent setting process and give their views on the key areas to be considered in setting the rent level for 2015-16. A Scrutiny Panel session with Council officers to consider key budgetary information. To conclude the consultation there is a Question time event in the Banqueting Hall at 6pm on Thursday 4 December 2014.
BackgroundThe council has a statutory duty to consult on the level of council house rent increase each year.
Why are we consulting?To give council house tenants a chance to be part of the process of setting their rent levels for the coming year and to give their views.
Who are we consultingTenants
How will findings be used?The views and comments provided will be considered in setting the council house rent level for 2015-16.
What we found outThe Council approved a rent increase of 3.5%
Start date29.10.14
End date31.12.14
Results available31.01.15.
Consultation typeQualitative and Quantitative
Consultation methodFocus Group
SubjectHousing and homeless
Council themeCustomer focus
Contact nameAileen Muir
Contact phone01698 454121
Contact email aileen.muir@southlanarkshire.gov.uk