23 April 2018
Labour pledges ‘living rent’ at one third of local average income or less
21 April 2016
Housing minister Brandon Lewis has backed the raft of measures seen by many as anti-buy to let, including the restriction on mortgage interest tax relief for landlords, on the curtailed wear and tear allowance and on the three per cent stamp duty surcharge.
13 January 2016
A Tory MP has warned that Right to Buy could be extended to tenants of private landlords.
17 August 2015
Nearly 40% of all ex-council flats sold under the Right to Buy in England are now almost certainly being rented out privately.
23 July 2015
Government plans to force all housing associations to sell off their housing in an extension to Right to Buy have hit a setback in the Lords.
03 July 2015
Housing minister Brandon Lewis has been accused of talking “a load of waffle” by one of his predecessors.
26 June 2015
One of four MP candidates standing for the Labour Party leadership says Right To Buy should be extended – to private tenants.
09 June 2015
Labour MP Emma Reynolds has tabled no fewer than 16 questions in the Commons about the extension of Right to Buy to housing association tenants.
05 June 2015
A Labour MP who is vehemently against government plans to extend Right to Buy to social housing tenants has said that the “inevitable logic” is to give private tenants the same right to acquire their home at a discount.
27 May 2015
Ex-council properties acquired under Right to Buy are making their owners a fortune, with many now in the hands of private landlords and others changing hands for high prices in the London market.