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Publication - Statistics Publication

Housing Revenue Account (HRA) statistics: income and expenditure

Published: 31 Oct 2017
ISBN:
9781788513890

This bulletin presents statistics on local authority housing income and expenditure in Scotland from their Housing Revenue Accounts (HRAs).

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Housing Revenue Account (HRA) statistics: income and expenditure
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r These figure were revised on 03/11/2017. Rent arrears on dwellings increased by £2.5m and not £5.5m, the increase was 4% not 9% and rent arrears were 5.8% of Standard Rental Income and not 5.7%.

1. Near actual figures refer to un-audited figures. The auditing of these figures is overseen by Audit Scotland who finish the auditing process in September of each year. The figures in this bulletin are collected before that time.

2. The transfers were: from 2003 - Glasgow, Dumfries & Galloway, Scottish Borders – just over 100,000 houses transferred, from 2006 - Argyll & Bute, Eilean Siar – just over 7,000 houses transferred, from 2007 - Inverclyde – just under 8,000 houses transferred.

3. The Scottish Government Housing Statistics website provides more detailed information on new building, demolitions and RtB Sales.

4. As this includes un-let house the actual amount of rent paid by tenants is likely to be slightly higher.

5. For example the rent figures produced by the Scottish Housing Regulator.

r Revision made on 31/10/2017. The bulletin reported that rent arrears write-offs were £4m in East Renfrewshire in 2016-17. This was incorrect. The correct figure was £410K. This means that rent arrears write-offs were not the highest in East Renfrewshire.

r Revision made on 03/11/2017. Rent arrears on dwellings increased by £2.5m and not £5.5m, the increase was 4% not 9% and rent arrears were 5.8% of Standard Rental Income and not 5.7%. The figure for East Lothian was 14% and not 13%.


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