Right to Buy?

Right to Buy?

Issues of Need, Equity and Polarisation in the Sale of Council Houses

eBook - 2016
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The Right to Buy has had a massive impact on Housing in the UK for 35 years and in 2015 there were proposals to extend it. But what is the Right to Buy policy, how has it developed and what has its impact been? What evidence is there about the wider and unintended consequences of the policy? How are the proposals to extend the policy in England likely to affect future housing provision and what alternatives are there? In The Right to Buy, Alan Murie provides an authoritative account of the origins, development, and impact of the policy across the UK and proposals for its extension in England (and decisions to end it in Scotland and Wales). Presenting up-to-date statistical material, the book engages with debates about transfers to private renting, the impact on public expenditure and on the current housing situation, addresses the proposals for new legislation, and details the potential impact of these. It is an essential read for anyone interested in this highly topical issue.
Publisher: [United States] : Policy Press : Made available through hoopla, 2016
ISBN: 9781447332091
1447332091
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: Murie, Alan 1946-
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