In non-Private Finance Initiative (PFI) areas, housing rents will fall by 1% from April, following an announcement by the government in 2015.
In PFI areas, housing rents will increase by 2% from April.
Garage rents will increase by 5%.
Service charges for low and medium rise flats will increase by £1 per week. Charges for multi-storey flats will increase by £2.00 a week.
Charges for District Heating will increase by 2%.
There will be a support charge of £4 per week for Sheltered Housing tenants who are not in receipt of Housing Benefit.
If you have been affected by any of the above changes and you are in receipt of housing benefit, you do not need to let Leeds Benefits Service know, your claim will be adjusted accordingly. You will need to inform them of any other changes in circumstance.