Council homes for life ‘to be scrapped’ – The Times

Posted November 10th, 2008 in housing, news by sally

“People living in council houses will no longer be entitled to a subsidised tenancy for life under Whitehall proposals to address waiting lists.

The measures are being considered by Margaret Beckett, the new Housing Minister, in the most radical shake-up of the social housing system for decades to ensure that those who deserve council homes get them.”

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The Times, 11th November 2008