Right to Buy could mean a loss of 75,000 low-cost homes and a higher Housing Benefit bill, according to new research | University of Cambridge

Replacing housing association homes sold under the new Right to Buy scheme with those for sale could drive up costs for low-income tenants and the taxpayer, according to a new report. – See more at: http://www.cam.ac.uk/research/news/right-to-buy-could-mean-a-loss-of-75000-low-cost-homes-and-a-higher-housing-benefit-bill-according#sthash.I5xmQU6n.dpuf

The new analysis, recently published by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) and conducted by researchers at the Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research (CCHPR) in the Department of Land Economy, is the first to look at the impact of building replacements homes as shared ownership.

Source: Right to Buy could mean a loss of 75,000 low-cost homes and a higher Housing Benefit bill, according to new research | University of Cambridge

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