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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
Expenditure on housing management and on repairs and maintenance (charts 5,6 & 7)

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Expenditure on housing management and on repairs and maintenance (charts 5,6 & 7)

18. In 2016-17, the 26 Local Authorities with council dwellings spent £1,955 per house on management and maintenance, which is forecast to rise by 1.8% to £1,990 in 2017-18.

19. Spending for 2016-17 ranges from £1,620 per house in Shetland to £3,055 in Orkney. Differing accounting practices and differing service provision amongst councils mean that the figures for individual councils may not always be directly comparable and the estimates for management and maintenance expenditure should be treated with caution.

20. Supervision and management costs in 2016-17 were around £660 per house in 2016-17 a decrease of £120 or -15% since 2015-16. As Local Authorities differ in the extent to which central administration and related service costs are included, individual figures may not always be directly comparable.

21. Average annual expenditure on repairs and maintenance was £1,140 per house in 2016-17, a decrease of £19 or -1.7% since 2015-16. Spending on repairs and maintenance in 2016-17 ranges from £605 per house in Shetland to £2,260 per house in the Orkney Islands.

22. Please note that the HRA repairs and maintenance expenditure referred to in the above paragraphs is separate, and in additional to, the capital investment in council housing stock enhancements referred to elsewhere in this bulletin

Chart 5: Supervision & management expenditure per house 1, Scotland, 1997-98 to 2016-17 1,2
Chart 5: Supervision & management expenditure per house, Scotland, 1997-98 to 2016-17
Source:
Scottish Government, Communities Analytical Division - based on Housing Revenue Account returns by Local Authorities. CPI sourced from ONS, CPI Overall Index ( CHZQ).

Notes:
1. Six councils transferred their housing stock to the housing association sector, therefore HRA informations i snot available (n.a.) for them.
2. Dotted lines indicate breaks in comparability following transfer of housing stock as follows:

  • From 2003-04 transfer of housing stock from Glasgow, Dumfriew & Galloway and Scottish Borders,
  • From 2006-07 transfer of housing stock from Argyll & Bute and Eilean Siar,
  • From 2007-08 transfer of housing stock from Inverclyde.

Chart 6: Repairs and maintenance expenditure per house 1, Scotland, 1997-98 to 2016-17 1,2
Chart 6: Repairs and maintenance expenditure per house, Scotland, 1997-98 to 2016-17
Source:

Scottish Government, Communities Analytical Division - based on Housing Revenue Account returns provided by Local Authorities. ONS CPI Overall Index ( CHZQ).

Notes:
1. Six councils transferred their housing stock to the housing association sector, therefore HRA information is not available (n.a.) for them.
2. Dotted lines indicate breaks in comparability following transfer of housing stock as follows:

  • from 2003-04 transfer of housing stock from Glasgow, Dumfries & Galloway and Scottish Borders,
  • from 2006-07 transfer of housing stock from Argyll & Bute and Eilean Siar,
  • from 2007-08 transfer of housing stock from Inverclyde.

Chart 7: Management and maintenance expenditure per house 1, by Local Authority, 2016-17
Chart 7: Management and maintenance expenditure per house, by Local Authority, 2016-17
Source:
Scottish Government , Communities Analytical Division - based on Housing Revenue Account return provided by Scottish Local Authorities.

Notes:
1. Six councils transferred their housing stock to the housing association sector, therefore HRA information is not available (n.a.) for them.


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