Rent arrears policy

Loss of Rights for Tenants in Arrears

7.1 Tenants in arrears will not usually be allowed to move home via the transfer list. (See the council’s Allocations Policy).

7.2 Tenants in arrears may not be able to carry out tenancy changes such as mutual exchanges and creating joint or sole tenancies, etc. until the arrears are cleared.

7.3 If a tenant is in arrears, any compensation or redress payments will be offset against their arrears with any remaining money due payable to the tenant.