Social rent reforms in the local authority sector
Guidance explaining the basis on which local authorities were encouraged to set their rents from 2002 onwards.
Ref: 02 HC 00940 PDF, 279KB
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The government’s policy for social rents in England that are fair, affordable and less confusing for tenants was set out in the December 2000 policy statement Quality and choice: a decent home for all - the way forward for housing.
This guide explains, in detail, the basis on which local authorities were encouraged to set their rents from 2002 onwards.