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The Right to Buy?: Selling off public and social housing

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“Many housing associations are charities of very long standing with precise objects and it would be interesting to know how the government proposes to indemnify these organisations if the legislation compels them to act contrary to their objects. In West Somerset, an attempt is being made to establish a community land trust to provide much needed housing. Uncertainty about future occupiers having the right to buy would act as a major disincentive to this effort.

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    For free, friendly, impartial advice contact the Government's Right to Buy Agent service. Our advisers are available Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm.

    Earlier this month I discovered that, in the areas hit hardest by the housing crisis, two thirds of right to buy homes sold since 2010 had one or two bedrooms. These are the very homes that David Cameron and the coalition (via the Homes and Communities Agency middleman) are encouraging social housing providers to build more of, to by the 'bedroom tax'.