The end of the Right to Buy and the future of social housing in Scotland
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Thirty-years after the introduction of the Right to Buy - the most successful example of housing privatisation policy in the UK - the current Housing (Scotland) Bill proposes to end the scheme for both new social housing tenants and new social housing. This paper considers the implications of these modernising reforms, in the context of housing policy divergence post-devolution. It concludes that these proposals are likely to have a significant, but mixed, impact on the future of the social rented sector in Scotland.
McKee , K 2010 , ' The end of the Right to Buy and the future of social housing in Scotland ' Local Economy , vol 25 , no. 4 , pp. 319-327 . DOI: 10.1080/02690942.2010.498956
This is an electronic version of an article whose final and definitive form has been published in Local Economy 25(4) (c)2010 Taylor & Francis. Local Economy is available online at http://www.informaworld.com/openurl?genre=article&issn=0269-0942&volume=25&issue=4&spage=319
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