Policy paper

Direction on the rent standard from 1 April 2020

The direction requires the regulator of social housing to set a new rent standard for registered providers of social housing with effect from 1 April 2020.

Documents

Direction on the rent standard 2019

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Policy statement on rents for social housing

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Details

The direction requires the regulator of social housing to set a new rent standard for registered providers of social housing (including local authorities) with effect from 1 April 2020.

It is accompanied by a policy statement which sets out the government’s policy on rents for social housing from 1 April 2020 onwards.

This direction will replace the direction on rent issued in May 2014.

Published 26 February 2019