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Rented Housing: Cost of Living

Question for Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

UIN HL2717, tabled on 19 October 2022

To ask His Majesty's Government what steps they plan to take to ensure that rent remains affordable given the increased cost of living; and when they plan to introduce the Renters Reform Bill.

Answered on

2 November 2022

The Government understands the pressures people are facing with the cost-of-living crisis and that paying rent is often a tenant's biggest monthly expense.

Ensuring a fair deal for renters remains a priority for the Government. Legislation will be announced in the usual way.