Briefing: Sales of social housing in England 2016-17

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
December 11, 2017
Neil Merrick, LGIU associate
Issues Covered
  • buyers
  • HA sales
  • money raised
  • replacements
Economy and Regeneration, Housing and Planning, Local government finance
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