Rent Officer Handbook

Accepting at face value

Board & Attendance

Broad Rental Market Areas (Local Reference Rent)

Caravan definition

Caravan site fees

Caravans exclusive of site fees

Carers and Size Criteria

Claim related Rent

Decision Notices

Exceptionally High Rent

Fraudulent Claims


Houseboats excluding mooring charges

Ineligible charges

Local Reference Rent Determination

Mooring Charges


Pre Tenancy Determinations

Reasons for decision

Rental Purchase Agreements

Significantly High Rent

Single Room Rent


Size Criteria

Support services/charges

Supported Accommodation

Valuation - Practice

Valuing shared rooms/ bedspaces