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Sunday, 11 February 2018
The Decline of Social Rent Housing
Red Brick Blog has some interesting figures on the reasons why social rent is in such decline. In order, he blames failure to build, enforced conversion from social rented to affordable rented and only then sell offs to right to buy. Although I would argue that the Right to Buy policy and the enforced sale of Council Housing in London probably discourages many Councils from building, making the situation more complicated. Finally he also points to the loss of social rented properties during regeneration schemes.