January 22, 2024 7.30 pm

Lincoln council tenants appalled by 7.7% rent hike

“The more they increase it, the more homeless people they’re going to have”

By Local Democracy Reporter

Council tenants across Lincoln have strongly criticised a proposed 7.7% rent hike, arguing they are already finding it difficult to afford their living expenses.

City of Lincoln Council proposed the increase alongside a 2.92% hike in council tax, citing “unprecedented financial challenges,” but some have insisted that it has not shown no consideration for those on low income.

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