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    Hey guys I signed a contract about a month ago for a room in private halls for a certain amount a week. I've just looked on their website again and they've reduced the price of the same room by £15 a week. I haven't heard anything from them about reducing my rent so I'm guessing Im expected to pay the extra £15 a week. Is this something they're allowed to do? What can I do now I've signed a more expensive contract for the exact same room? Thanks for any help!*
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    Hey guys I signed a contract about a month ago for a room in private halls for a certain amount a week. I've just looked on their website again and they've reduced the price of the same room by £15 a week. I haven't heard anything from them about reducing my rent so I'm guessing Im expected to pay the extra £15 a week. Is this something they're allowed to do? What can I do now I've signed a more expensive contract for the exact same room? Thanks for any help!*
    Maybe throw bricks at that room in protest? :teehee:
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    It's pretty normal for rent prices to change depending on when you book them. I've lived in a flat where every tenant had a different price for the same thing. Often there are early booking discounts and often they will drop prices of empty rooms right before move in date when they're desperate (it's better to let a room for £20 a week less than not to let it at all). Nothing you can do about it. You could ask if they'll reduce your room but they'll almost definitely say no and you signed a contract to pay that much so you'll have to pay it.
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    (Original post by nbhatt)
    Hey guys I signed a contract about a month ago for a room in private halls for a certain amount a week. I've just looked on their website again and they've reduced the price of the same room by £15 a week. I haven't heard anything from them about reducing my rent so I'm guessing Im expected to pay the extra £15 a week. Is this something they're allowed to do? What can I do now I've signed a more expensive contract for the exact same room? Thanks for any help!*
    Read the terms of your contract.
    I expect they are allowed to rent rooms at whatever prices they can get, just like a hotel. Talk to the people renting you the room. If you feel that aggrieved then you could terminate your current contract along with penalty fees and chance your arm in getting one of the rooms at the lower rate. Riskt and unlikely to be any cheaper. As its a private hall they might be willing to reduce the rent uf you are on the verge of leaving or they might say fine and you end up with nowhere to stay.

    Talk to them and see what they say.
 
 
 
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