Issue details

Stopping Collection of Water Rates

In light of recent developments and evolving regulations, the Council will no longer be billing tenants for water rates as part of the rent. Instead, Essex and Suffolk Water will take payment directly from residents for water usage.


This decision will seek approval to make the change.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000;

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 30/08/2023

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - View reasons

Contact: Katri Wilson, Assistant Director of Housing Operations Email:

Consultation process

Residents and all relevant Business Partners will be consulted.