Fresh Right to Buy devolution call

By Mark Conrad | 10 May 2024

Calls to devolve England’s Right to Buy policy are gathering momentum, with a centre-left think-tank now urging ministers to hand powers to councils.

The New Economics Foundation (NEF) today reported that a ‘suite of powers’ over housing policy should be devolved from Westminster to local authorities, which would give councillors the ‘ability to make decisions regarding the future of their council housing stock and give them greater control over the tenure balance of homes in their area’.

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