Right To Buy

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(from left) Melville chief executive Andrew Noble, Ms Margaret Scott of Cuiken Terrace, Penicuik and Melville finance officer Iain Ross Melville Housing Association has celebrated the completion of its final home sale under the now abolished Right to Buy scheme.

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Cardiff City Council will this week consider recommendations to suspend the ‘Right to Buy’ scheme amid a high demand for housing in the city. The Welsh Government has recently confirmed the intention to end the Right to Buy and Right to Acquire scheme within its current term and local authoritie

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I’m delighted to support the first Scottish Housing Day and I want to congratulate all of those hard working organisations and individuals who have made this annual date possible. Scottish Housing Day is a great opportunity to let people know about the range of housing options available in Scotlan

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CIH is in a unique position to look at how housing policy is changing across the UK. With a policy presence in each nation it can take a look at the big picture. So what’s happening, what’s different, and what’s the same? Jon Barnes takes a look at the findings of CIH’s recent briefing for m

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Affordable housing provider Home Group has devised a way to help its customers overcome one of the biggest barriers to owning a place of their own – saving for a deposit while paying rent. The organisation has committed to match, pound for pound, the UK government cash bonus to savers using a Help

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The Local Government Association (LGA) has called for England to follow Scotland’s lead and scrap Right to Buy (RTB) after new figures revealed a sharp drop in the number of new homes councils were able to get underway to replace those sold off under the policy. Latest figures from the LGA, which

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The right of tenants to buy their council houses in Scotland will finally come to an end this week. The Right to Buy scheme will end at midnight on Sunday, marking the end of a two-year notice period after Scottish MPs voted to abolish it.

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Carwyn Jones Welsh First Minister The Right to Buy scheme has been outlined to be abolished under a bill due to be introduced later this year.

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Terrie Alafat A report which raises a number of issues relating to plans to extend the Right to Buy to 1.3 million housing association tenants in England has been welcomed by the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH).

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BBC current affairs programme Scotland 2016 held a housing debate last night ahead of next week’s election for the Scottish Parliament. The panel was made up of the SNP’s Alex Neil, Katy Gordon from the Scottish Liberal Democrats, Douglas Ross from the Scottish Conservatives, the Scottish Greens

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