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Rents in social housing

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Rent levels set by local authorities and private registered providers of social housing.

Local authority rents

Rent levels set by local authorities for their tenants. 

PRPSH rents

Rent levels set by private registered providers of social housing for their tenants. 

Affordable rents

Near-market rents that providers of social housing can charge on certain tenancies granted. 

Intermediate Market Rent

A scheme for tenants who can afford more than social rents but cannot afford low-cost home ownership. Tenants must commit to save money for a deposit to buy a home through the shared/low-cost ownership schemes. 

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