Charges

As an almshouse, charges are made for accommodation.  They are charged weekly and are made up of the following:

  • Weekly Maintenance Charge (WMC) – would be a ‘rent’ equivalent
  • Service Charges
  • Background Heating & Hot Water
  • Water Rates

These charges are reviewed annually with any changes implemented during April. The 2020-2021 charges are as follows:

Thorner’s Court

  • WMC £ 106.91 per week
  • Service Charges £ 34.66 per week
  • Heat & Hot Water £ 13.11 per week
  • Water Rates £ 4.29 per week

Robert Thorner Court

  • WMC £ 111.31 per week
  • Service Charges £ 39.79 per week
  • Heat & Hot Water £ 9.62 per week
  • Water Rates £ 3.67 per week

At present and if eligible, Housing Benefit may pay up to 100% of the WMC and Service Charges.

Background Heat & Hot Water and Water Rates, must be paid from your pension, employment or other income.