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Reviving the Right to Buy has garnered criticism, as it did in 1979, but 2 million households benefitted then and many will likely benefit now

Whitehead, Christine M E (2011) Reviving the Right to Buy has garnered criticism, as it did in 1979, but 2 million households benefitted then and many will likely benefit now. British Politics and Policy at LSE (12 Oct 2011) Blog Entry.

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Abstract

In the run up to the Conservative party conference, David Cameron outlined plans to bring back the Right to Buy policy for council tenants. 2 million tenants might now be eligible for this revived scheme, potentially funding 200,000 new homes. Christine Whitehead looks at how this policy may now be affected by the current financial situation, higher prices and harder to get mortgages

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2011 The Author
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
Sets: Departments > Economics
Research centres and groups > Spatial Economics Research Centre
Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
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Date Deposited: 07 Nov 2011 12:25
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/39295/

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