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New Housing & Planning Act

The Negotiator
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As the new Act became law on 16th May, Housing and Planning Minister Brandon Lewis said, “Our landmark Housing and Planning Act will help anyone who aspires to own their own home…

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We are addicted to property

The Negotiator
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Ever since Margaret Thatcher declared her belief in a ‘property-owning democracy’ and introduced Right to Buy in 1980, the UK was converted into a nation obsessed with residential properties. Let’s be honest,…

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Unfinished business

The Negotiator

The Shadow Housing Minister, John Healey, reflects on the historically low homeownership and housebuilding levels under this Government and outlines Labour’s strategy for housing.

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Shadow Housing Minister vows to boost homeownership

The Negotiator
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Labour’s new Shadow Minister for Housing and Planning, John Healey (right), has said that halting the decline in homeownership levels in this country is a major priority for the Labour party. Fresh…

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Outright owners of homes outstrip mortgage holders

PROPERTYdrum

Of the 22.6 million households in England, 7.4 million owned their property outright, and 6.9 million had a mortgage, the English Housing Survey revealed. The rest rented their homes. This marked a…

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