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Rent setting proposals for 2020-21

This consultation is now closed. If you have any queries please get in touch with Housing Services.

Proposal

Council tenants and Registered Tenant Organisations in East Ayrshire are being encouraged to have their say on rent setting proposals for 2020-21. The Council has a statutory duty to consult on the level of council house rent increase each year.

Proposal document

We have outlined the two options for rent increases:

  • Option 1 - increase rents by 1.5%
  • Option 2 - increase rents by 2.5%

Download our detailed rent consultation proposal document (PDF 896Kb) to find out more about the proposals for each rent increase option.

Consultation

The formal consultation period will commence on Monday 9 December 2019 and end on Friday 10 January 2020.

How to comment

You can respond to the consultation via the following:

Online

Complete an online survey. Please read the proposal document above before completing the survey.

If you would like to respond via the online survey but don’t have internet access, please contact your Neighbourhood Housing Team. You can also access the internet at local libraries. Check our online map with locations of computer access points.

By post

By completing a printed copy of the survey from the consultation guide and returning it free to: 

East Ayrshire Council
Housing and Communities (Customer Liaison Team)
FREEPOST RSEY-XHST-JHGL
Civic Centre North
John Dickie Street
KILMARNOCK, KA1 1HW

E-mail

By emailing your completed survey to housing@east-ayrshire.gov.uk

How the findings will be used

The views and comments provided will be considered in setting the council house rent level for 2020/21.  We will publish the results online and also include details in a report to Cabinet in early 2020.

Contact Information

Housing Customer Liaison
Civic Centre North
John Dickie Street
Kilmarnock
East Ayrshire
KA1 1HW
Telephone: 01563 554400