Points of View

The articles here express the point of view of the author or organisation.

Labour Leader of Stroud Council, Doina Cornell, calls for the cancellation of the council housing ‘debt’ in this article.

https://labourlist.org/2018/04/labour-needs-radical-ideas-to-solve-the-housing-crisis-so-lets-scrap-right-to-buy/

For a more detailed explanation of the issue of council housing debt here is a pamphlet produced by Swindon Tenants Campaign Group, The case for cancelling council housing debt

 debtpamphlet

This article looks at the ‘debt’ situation of local authority HRAs at the end of the 2016-17 financial year. It explains why ‘Borrowing to build’ is no solution to the council housing shortage.

borrowing

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