Association of Liberal Democrat Councillors

Reducing Social Rents Will Cost Councils £2.6 Bn and Reduce House Building By Nearly 34,000

Friday, 31st July, 2015

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Proposals to reduce rents paid by tenants in social housing in England by 1 per cent a year will cost councils £2.6 billion by 2019/20, new analysis reveals today. The measure, as part of the Welfare and Work Bill, would see the rent reduction come into force from 2016 and last for four years. The […]