Monthly Maintenance

The monthly maintenance contribution is payable in advance, on the first day of each month, by standing order. The amount you pay is a contribution towards the cost of running the charity.


Items covered by the monthly maintenance charge include

  • Building alterations, repairs and maintenance, and buildings insurance
  • Servicing and repair of water, gas and electrical installations
  • External maintenance and decoration costs
  • Some utility bills


The average weekly maintenance charges are

  • Jesse Mary Chambers – £104.85
  • Sunset Homes – £110.04
  • Caroline Strickland – £110.57
  • Hays Cottages – £105.92

These are calculated weekly but paid by calendar month.
Residents are responsible for payment of council tax, phone lines, internet etc.

Council tax bands are

  • Jesse Mary Chambers – Band A
  • Sunset Homes – Band A
  • Caroline Strickland – Band A
  • Hays Cottages – Band A/B

Residents on a low income may be entitled to Housing or Council Tax Benefit. Details can be obtained from Cheltenham Borough Council’s Benefits website.
Alternatively you can call their helpline on 01242 264341.