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Is the Government about to perform a u-turn on extending the right to buy to housing association tenants?

The Conservative Party manifesto commitment to extend the ‘Right-to-Buy’ to housing association tenants was one of the most eye catching policy moments of the general election; re-igniting the debate about the original policy and its lasting impact on social housing and social mobility. The consensus appears to be that, despite […]

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Reforming the ‘Right to Buy’

The Government has made significant changes to the Right to Buy scheme (“Reinvigorating Right to Buy and One for One Replacement, Information for Local Authorities”) with the aim of increasing take up and ensuring a ‘one-for-one’ replacement of social housing sold under the scheme. Key features of the changes are: […]

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