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Lets see, Council housing has basically not been built since roughly the early 1980's when the Thatcher government ruled to stop councils spending money on the council housing that they sold under the house sales scheme on building new council houses. So those houses  that are not renting at market rates, were constructedd at best at 1970's prices, so don't have the recent price explosions as part of their costs.

 This is nothing more than an attempt to  transfer the cost of local government from taxpayers over to renters

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.

by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Fri Jun 3rd, 2011 at 09:21:31 AM EST
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