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Fair Rents

Volume 129: debated on Tuesday 15 March 1988

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To ask the Secretary of State for Wales if he has issued any recent guidelines to rent officers for assessing fair rents.

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what information he has on the level of fair rents being set by the rent officer in Mid Glamorgan.

Levels of rent on individual dwellings are not held centrally, but the mean registered rents for the private sector and housing associations are published in "Welsh Housing Statistics." The latest figures for Mid Glamorgan based on cases dealt with by rent officers are as follows:

Mean registered rent (£ per year)Number of case
1986
Private Sector1685895
Housing Associations21,0981,122
1 Figures relate to unfurnished premises re-registered, excluding housing associations, where re-registration has taken place within 1·75 to 2·75 years of previous registration.
2 Figures relate to housing association, unfurnished tenancies where re-registration has taken place within 1·75 to 2·75 years of the previous registration.