Mid Market Rent (MMR) is an initiative that aims to provide a solution for the housing problems
that have arisen in the last few years.
By offering an option that is in between social and private housing, the government and housing associations are giving a solution to people who were potential first time buyers, but can no longer afford or apply for a mortgage. Rents are generally lower than private lets and higher than social housing. As such there can be specific eligibility criteria when applying for these properties.
There are some common rules that you must comply with to be eligible for Mid Market Rent, though they can vary between local councils: