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Im waiting for the Housing bill to confirm housing association tenants can get their houses at knockdown prices. I asked Grant Shapps, the then housing minister, about this in 2010 when the Tories were promoting RTB. Still got the email telling me "it will never happen". Ive got 50 large sat in the bank and I want it in bricks and mortar before the money system goes pop! What's the bloody hold up?
Stymied due to lack of same... "A new local authority levy based on high value, empty council homes is set to be reduced for London boroughs in order to increase the supply of affordable housing in the capital." then... To continue reading this, you'll need a subscription to Inside Housing. .... bah
This sneaked through the Commons last night.. http://www.insidehousing.co.uk/home/blogs/paying-the-bill/7004332.blog So from October I'll be eligible to buy. Would I buy? Well it depends on whether we continue to have inflation busting social rent rises. That is the 'stick' of course.