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Budgeting and Rent Setting 2014-15

Budgeting and Rent Setting 2014-15 | South Lanarkshire Council
ConsultationBudgeting and Rent Setting 2014-15
Consultation summaryA number of events staged from October - December 2013. The first one being a tenants’ conference on Saturday, October 5. The event was run by tenants for tenants. The agenda involved a number of key topics including:- • The Housing budget - the current position and the impact of welfare reform • Getting good value from rents and service charges • The Housing Repairs Service The next events were meetings of the local housing forums where tenants could 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 2014-15. To conclude the consultation there was a Question time event in the Banqueting Hall at 6pm on Thursday 5 December 2013.
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 2014-15.
Start date05/10/2013
End date31/12/2013
Results available31/01/2014
Consultation typeQualitative and Quantitative
Consultation methodPublic Meeting
SubjectHousing and homeless
Council themeCustomer focus
Contact nameAileen Muir
Contact phone01698 454121
Contact email