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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.
Whitehall has been blasted by the opposition as new figures reveal only one social home is being built for every three sold off under the Right to Buy scheme.
More than 95% of the government’s housing subsidy was spent on housing benefit and support for mortgage interest, new analysis has revealed.
Nearly £3.5bn in Right to Buy (RTB) discounts to council tenants over the past six years, new figures have revealed today.
More than 150,000 of the most affordable rented homes have been lost across England in just five years, new research has revealed.
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The number of properties sold by local authorities under the Right to Buy scheme has increased by 10% in the past year, new figures have revealed.
Councils can only afford to replace a third of homes sold under Right to Buy putting the future of the scheme at risk, council leaders have warned today.
Council homes are being sold off almost three times faster than local authorities can replace them, research reveals.
Only one in five homes sold off under Right to Buy since 2012 have been replaced, Liberal Democrats have said today.