Council Housing news
Council rent rises capped at 7 per centPublished on Wednesday, 4th January 2023
Proposed rent increases for council-owned homes are to be capped at seven per cent in 2023-24, according to a financial update report to be presented to Rugby Borough Council’s cabinet.
Project to tackle fuel poverty for Rokeby and Long Lawford propertiesPublished on Wednesday, 28th December 2022
MORE than a hundred council-owned properties in Long Lawford and Rokeby will be cheaper and easier to heat, if a Rugby Borough Council bid for funding is successful.
Multi-million pound grants boost Biart Place developmentPublished on Tuesday, 12th July 2022
Development of Rugby Borough Council's Biart Place site has taken a major step forward with the award of nearly £9million in grant funding.
Energy efficiency investment focus for council housing improvementsPublished on Wednesday, 9th February 2022
RUGBY Borough Council is to accelerate energy efficiency improvements to council housing, with 95 properties targeted to benefit from cavity wall and loft insultation.
Council approves continued investment in housing stockPublished on Wednesday, 5th February 2020
Rugby Borough Council is to accelerate heating improvements for council homes, replace bathrooms in around 140 properties and buy around 22 new properties after councillors approved the measures.
Council shortlisted for prestigious national housing awardPublished on Wednesday, 5th February 2020
RUGBY Borough Council has been shortlisted for the Council of the Year Award at the UK Housing Awards 2020.
Rounds Gardens tower blocks recommended for dismantlingPublished on Monday, 28th January 2019
THE high-rise blocks at Rounds Gardens could be replaced with new council housing.
Statement: Fire on Wentworth RoadPublished on Thursday, 15th November 2018
The borough council has issued the following statement in relation to the fire that took place in Wentworth Road this morning (15 November).
Biart Place towers to be demolishedPublished on Wednesday, 19th September 2018
THE high-rise blocks at Biart Place are likely to be demolished and replaced with new council housing.
Tower block residents could be given new homesPublished on Wednesday, 18th April 2018
Councillors in Rugby are to be asked to approve a recommendation that would see all tenants who live at the multi-storey flats at Biart Place given alternative accommodation.
Fire safety procedures change for multi-storey residentsPublished on Tuesday, 13th March 2018
Residents of Rugby Borough Council’s multi-storey blocks, at Rounds Gardens and Biart Place, are being asked to change how they evacuate their blocks in the event of a fire or other emergency.
Council will cut rent and improve homesPublished on Wednesday, 7th February 2018
BOROUGH Council rents will drop by one per cent from April, after councillors approved a recommendation when they met on 6 February.
Review highlights fire safety measures at multi-storey flatsPublished on Tuesday, 27th June 2017
A meeting of Rugby Borough Council’s cabinet has heard that multi-storey blocks owned and maintained by the council do not have cladding of a type that would cause a fire risk.
Council proposes rent cut and housing improvementsPublished on Tuesday, 31st January 2017
BOROUGH Council rents will drop by one per cent from April, if councillors approve a recommendation when they meet on 7 February.
Council rents set to reduce from AprilPublished on Friday, 2nd December 2016
TENANTS of Rugby Borough Council properties could see their rents reduce by one per cent from next April, according to a report presented to the council's Cabinet.
Council housing rent could be cut by one per centPublished on Thursday, 7th January 2016
Rugby Borough Council's cabinet is to consider a proposal to cut council house rents by one per cent from April.