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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.