The Regulator of Social Housing concluded that Your Housing Group has breached the Rent Standard.

Following a self-referral, RSH found that Your Housing Group had set rents incorrectly. The housing association group “did not apply the 1% rent reduction properly to all of its homes.”

It also incorrectly set some rents on re-let and did not cap rents on some secure rent properties in line with requirements. As a result, Your Housing Group overcharged its tenants by at least £648,000.

Your Housing Group will reimburse tenants that it has overcharged and address weaknesses to improve its rent setting capabilities, the Regulator said. It will also continue checking whether any further tenants have been overcharged.

Maxine Loftus, Director of Regulatory Operations, said: “Your Housing Group’s failure to ensure that its rents and service charges were calculated correctly resulted in tenants being overcharged. We will work with Your Housing Group to ensure that it puts things right.”