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CHARM, target rents, and the Pensions Board

From Bernadette Kenny

Sir, - The reference to "overcharging" in your headline, with reference to the CHARM scheme (News, 5 September), is wholly inappropriate. This implies, first, that there is an absolute, correct rent for a property; and, second, that we are keeping money that rightly belongs to our tenants. Neither is true.

We are moving from one rent system to another, changing rents each year. At every stage, tenants will be paying the rent that ...

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