The Rent Officer is responsible for registering a fair rent for rented living accommodation, let privately or by a housing associations, if asked to do so either by landlord or tenant under the Rent Act 1977.
Rent Service, Specialists in Rental Valuations (Executive Agency)
Who to contact
- VOA Rent Officers
0300 0502 502
- DH1 3UW
Where to go
- Rent Service, Specialists in Rental Valuations (Executive Agency)
- Area served
Days & Times
- Open Monday to Friday 9.00am-5.00pm.
- Age Groups
The Rent Officer is also responsible for valuation of accommodation subject to Housing Benefit payments, which qualify for subsidy from the Treasury under the Housing Act 1988. Appeals referred to a Rent Assessment Committee. The Rent Officer cannot deal with tenancies for registration of rent when the landlord lives in part of the same building. The rents of these cases should be referred to The Residential Property Tribunal Service, Tel 03000 501501.
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