20 November 2019
Labour has dropped its controversial policy under which private tenants would have been able to buy their homes at a discount.
24 September 2019
The majority of the UK’s private renters don’t want to purchase a home according to new research, coming just as the Labour party is considering giving tenants the right to buy.
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.