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Disappointment at Government announcement to cap rents at 7%

TAROE Trust has received the news about the Government announcements to cap social housing rent increases at 7% with disappointment. Whilst we welcome the move to cap rents below the previously agreed index linked formula, a 7% increase still represents significant additional pressure on already fragile household finances.  We are …

TAROE Trust responds to Social Housing Rents Consultation

Further to the DLUHC Social Housing Rents Consultation, we have just issued our final consultation response which is available here. In summary, we believe a lower cap is needed now to protect individual households from the massive impact of extremely high levels of inflation and that landlord’s finances are better …

Government consultation on temporary rent cap – Feedback

The Government has published a consultation on a draft Direction to the Regulator of Social Housing about social housing rents in England. The consultation seeks views on a temporary change to social housing rent policy that would take effect from 1 April 2023.  Current rent policy permits social housing rents …