Open consultation

Consultation on a new Rent Standard from 2020


The Regulator is proposing to replace the existing 2015 Rent Standard with a new Rent Standard for registered providers of social housing from 1 April 2020.

This consultation closes at

Consultation description

The proposed changes have come about as a result of the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government issuing a Direction in February 2019 to the Regulator of the Social Housing to set a new Rent Standard.

The new Standard will also have regard to the Rent Policy Statement published alongside the Direction.


Consultation on a new Rent Standard from 2020

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Referrals and Regulatory Enquiries team
The Regulator of Social Housing
1st Floor – Lateral
8 City Walk
Leeds LS11 9AT

Published 7 May 2019