New Homes for Social Rent

Part of Housing, Communities and Local Government – in the House of Commons at on 28 January 2019.

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Photo of Liz Twist Liz Twist Labour, Blaydon

The Government’s pledge to replace homes sold under the council right to buy scheme has been a failure, with only one home being built for every four sold. Why should anyone believe that things will be different when it is extended to housing association tenants? Is it not time to suspend right to buy?