People also ask


  • Are council rents cheaper than private rents?

  • Council rents depend on the area and have always been cheaper than private rent (I believe that council housing was more expensive in the 30s-60s, though).

  • How much does it cost to rent a house in UK?

  • On a 600 per month rental income, this is between 42 and 84 each month. In addition, if you want to use a letting agent to find a new tenant, you can expect to pay anything from a flat fee of 50 to a percentage of the rent

  • How much can a landlord charge for affordable rent?

  • Council and housing association landlords can also charge up to 80% of market rents on some of their homes, usually new-build properties. This is called affordable rent. You can usually claim one of the following benefits to help with rent if you have a low income:

  • How often do Council or housing association rents go up?

  • Council and housing association rents usually go up every April. Your landlord usually has to give you at least four weeks’ notice in writing before a rent increase. They don’t have to consult you about proposed increases. Check your tenancy agreement to see what it says about how the rent can be increased.