Balance of HRA housing income and expenditure
Scottish council housing stock and rents
There were 310,150 council houses in Scotland as at March 2018.This is adecrease of around 2,000 houses since March 2017. However, the number is forecast to rise to 311,320 (up 1,200) by March 2019. Average rent per house was £69 per week in 2017-18, up by just under £1.50 on 2016-17. In 2017-18 average rents ranged from £57 per week in Moray to £94 in the City of Edinburgh.
Management and maintenance of stock
- Average expenditure on management and maintenance was £1,990 per house in 2017-18. Within this supervision and management costs were £790 per house, whilst repairs & maintenance costs were £1,200 per house.
Empty properties and rent arrears
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