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October 2016
10/09/2016

FACT ONE

The Council has made TWELVE Sheltered Housing Officers redundant, who benefit the residents, making a saving of £300,000.
18 site offices have now been employed, costing £220,000, who will have no responsibility to residents.

FACT TWO

The Council have a short-fall of £1 million pounds in their Housing Revenue Accounts.
The sale of sheltered housing properties Dryleaze and Cambridge will net the Council £4 million pounds – what will the spare £3 million be used for?

FACT THREE

The annual cost of the ‘OK Today’ service is £120,000
The already more effective ‘Orange Pull Call’ service is significantly cheaper.

FACT FOUR

In order to redevelop the RED ZONE sites, at least 50 residents will have to be moved out.
Current waiting lists for social housing in the Stroud area is approximately 3,500. At present this will take approximately 50 years to clear.