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District councils have urged the Government to extend the time limit for spending Right to Buy receipts for both existing and future receipts.
Councils have only been able to replace around one in three homes sold under right to buy, new figures have revealed today.
Newham Council has announced plans to bid for up to £150m funding to build around 1,000 new council homes.
The Government has launched a £200m pilot scheme to boost social home ownership.
What role does a council have in tackling increasing private rental costs and low wages? Cllr Darren Rodwell is leader of Barking and Dagenham Council, explains.
Town hall chiefs have welcomed a new consultation into how they are allowed to spend the money raised from Right to Buy sales.
Councils have only been able to replace 4,944 of the 11,465 homes sold under right to buy in 2017/18, new government figures have revealed.
Neil Merrick finds out why councils are struggling to replace only a fraction of the homes sold under Right to Buy, and explores how the housing policy could be improved.
Local authority leaders have warned their ability to replace homes sold under Right to Buy (RTB) will be all but eliminated within five years without ‘major reform’.
The mayor of London today announced a ‘modern comeback for council housing’ with plans to build 10,000 new homes over the next four years.