UK Homeownership Levels Hit Their Lowest Point since the 80s



Latest figures show home ownership levels in the UK have fallen to their lowest levels since the 80s when Thatcher was in power. Nine years ago 71% of homes were owner occupied, but now that figure has fallen to just 66%, with one in three households either in social housing or renting from a private landlord.

UK Government To Revive Thatcher’s ‘Right to Buy’ Scheme



British Prime Minister David Cameron and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg are set to announce new measures to revive Margaret Thatcher’s popular ‘Right to Buy’ scheme. This could enable up to 2 million social housing properties to be sold to their tenants at heavy discounts. The government wants to encourage current tenants to buy their […]

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