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Currently the city's council tenants pay 40% of the market rent, while its social housing tenants pay 60%.
"80% of a market rent for a two-bedroom house is over £700 a month," said John Marais, who represents council tenants.
Catherine Smart, the council's deputy leader, said this would force new tenants to claim housing benefit.
"That doesn't seem a very sensible thing, either for the people concerned or, actually, for the government finances," she said. Read More: