HRA cap may be lifted

By Dan Peters | 10 October 2017

Communities secretary Sajid Javid has given ‘positive messages’ to councils on lifting the housing revenue account (HRA) cap on a case-by-case basis, The MJ understands.

Council sources revealed various bespoke deals were currently being finalised, with progress being made with Leeds and the West Midlands, where housing forms a part of the talks the combined authority is having with the Government on a further devolution deal.

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