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Affordable rented housing
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The National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) defines affordable rented housing as:
'... let by local authorities or private registered providers of social housing to households who are eligible for social rented housing. Affordable Rent is subject to rent controls that require a rent of no more than 80% of the local market rent (including service charges, where applicable).'
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