Rotherham council house rents to rise by 2.7 per cent

By Michael Upton | 18/12/2019

Rotherham council house rents to rise by 2.7 per cent

COUNCIL house rents will rise by 2.7 per cent next year under proposals drawn up by Rotherham Council.

Tenants in more than 20,000 homes face an increase of £2.84 per week from April.

Government guidance states rents should rise by the consumer price index rate of inflation plus one per cent.

There will also be a two per cent increase in charges for garages, parking spaces, communal facilities, cooking gas and use of laundry facilities.

Fees for district heating schemes will be frozen.

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