Councils win high-value home reprieve

By Dan Peters | 20 December 2017

Local authorities will not be forced to sell high-value council homes until at least April 2019 after lobbying from the sector.

Under the Housing and Planning Act 2016, councils had been expecting to pay a levy from the proceeds of the sell off but, in a letter seen by The MJ, communities secretary Sajid Javid confirmed they will not have to make a payment in 2017/18 or 2018/19.

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