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Rent Officers Wales set Local Housing Allowance rates and update a register of Fair Rents for regulated tenancies in Wales.

First published:
8 March 2019
Last updated:

They have a range of legal duties that include:

  • Undertaking market research within the private rented sector to assist the Department of Work and Pensions in the setting of Local Housing Allowance rates in Wales
  • registering Fair Rents 
  • the redemption of rentcharges

Rent Officers Wales

Send us information about the properties you rent.

Local Housing Allowance

How Local Housing Allowance is set and used to work out the cost of rent paid as housing benefit to tenants renting from private landlords.

Fair rents

How to apply and register a fair rent.

Rentcharge redemption

For information on how to apply to redeem the rentcharge on your property, please use the contact details below.


For questions about fair rents, Local Housing Allowance or to speak to a rent officer.


Telephone: 0300 062 5106

Rent Officers Wales
Welsh Government
Sarn Mynach
Llandudno Junction
LL31 9RZ