Housing Revenue Account (HRA) statistics: income and expenditure

This bulletin presents statistics on local authority housing income and expenditure in Scotland from their Housing Revenue Accounts (HRAs).

Expenditure on loan charges

23. Loan charges are the repayment of principal and interest on outstanding debt on council houses. Local Authorities spend £270m on loan charges to the HRA in 2016-17 which is approximately the same as in 2015-16. Loan charges represent around 30% of all Local Authority housing expenditure (excluding capital spend) in 2016-17.


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