Nottingham expected to bring housing back under direct control after probes

By Mark Whitehead and Dan Peters | 27 April 2022

Nottingham City Council is expected to bring its housing back under direct control after two independent probes found ‘underlying issues around governance and finance’.

The council was previously forced to issue a section 114 notice acknowledging it had acted unlawfully following a Government review that found £16m from its Housing Revenue Account (HRA) had been wrongly used in its general fund for all services.

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