Housing Revenue Accounts

Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 17th October 2018.

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Photo of John Healey John Healey Shadow Secretary of State for Housing

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what the cost to the public purse is of removing the cap on councils' housing revenue accounts.

Photo of James Brokenshire James Brokenshire The Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government

There is no direct cost of removing the Housing Revenue Account borrowing cap. The cost to the public purse depends on the way in which local authorities use their new freedom to borrow.

Further details on removal of the cap will be announced shortly.

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