bringing social housing that was sold off under Right-to-Buy back into the public sector. Thousands of tenants all over the country have found themselves paying extortionate rents to private landlords in homes that were once built and managed by the state — effectively a state-backed handout to the rich. Investing in social housing is the only way to solve our housing crisis
Between 1946 and 1979, 50 per cent of all houses completed in the UK were council houses. Between 1979 and 2020, that figure drops to 5 per cent
In England in 1949 close to 140,000 council houses were built. In 1999 this number was fifty
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