Housing Revenue Account (HRA) Statistics: Scottish Local Authority Housing Income and Expenditure 1997-98 to 2020-21 (actuals) 2021-22 (estimates)

This annual publication presents statistics on Local Authority housing income and expenditure 2020-21 (actuals) and 2021-22 (estimates) including the balance at the end of the year, stock, rents, management and maintenance, empty properties, rent arrears, capital expenditure and borrowing.

Expenditure on loan charges (table 1a)

28. Loan charges are the repayment of principal and interest on outstanding debt on council houses. Local Authorities spent £288m on loan charges to the HRA in 2020-21. Loan charges represent 29% of all Local Authority housing expenditure (excluding capital spend) in 2020-21.



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