As part of its ongoing review of service provision, the Department of Infrastructure Housing Division and Public Sector Housing providers in the South of the island have formed a Southern Area Housing Working Group to work closely together in order to investigate, modernise and improve service delivery of Housing.
Port Erin Commissioners is pleased to announce that the rate will remain at 288p for the forthcoming financial year 2016-17.
At their meeting on 26th January, Chairman Mr Nick Watterson announced, "The Board has considered the forthcoming year's budgets in great detail and is very pleased to announce that the rates will remain at their current level of 288p for 2016-17."
Looking Local newsletter produced by the Department of Infrastructure detailing up coming Local Authority Elections with an opportunity to feedback your thoughts.
Infrastructure Minister Phil Gawne MHK is encouraging people to make their voices heard and help shape the future of their local communities.
The Minister says that next year’s local authority elections will provide the people of the Isle of Man with an opportunity to influence how their towns, villages, ports and parishes are run.
Public sector rents are set to rise by 2.6%, with effect from 01 April 2016.
The increase is in line with the Isle of Man’s annual rate of inflation as measured by the Retail Prices Index (RPI). Announced by the Department of Infrastructure and endorsed by the Council of Ministers, the rise will result in average rent increases of between £1.39 a week for a one-bedroom flat and £2.94 a week for a four-bedroom house.