Housing Revenue Account (HRA) statistics: Scottish local authority housing income and expenditure 2018-2019 (actuals) and 2019-2020 (estimates)

This bulletin presents statistics on Local Authority housing income and expenditure in Scotland from their Housing Revenue Accounts (HRAs)statistical returns.

Expenditure on loan charges

23. Loan charges are the repayment of principal and interest on outstanding debt on council houses. Local Authorities spent around £275m on loan charges to the HRA in 2018-19 which is approximately £1.5m more than in 2017-18. Loan charges represent around 28% of all Local Authority housing expenditure (excluding capital spend) in 2018-19.


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