Westminster Council’s proposed council housing rent increase of 3.88% works out at £4.37p per week for the average tenant and will add over £227 a year to the average residents’ outgoings.
The Council’s 3.88% rent increase compares unfavourably with
- Public Sector Pay increase of 1%
- Private Sector earnings increase of 1.5%
- Minimum Wage increase of 1.8%
- Inflation rate of 2.7%