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Council houses need more cash

Issue No. 2179

The government promised to fund a significant council house building and repair programme – but it has been revealed that it raised repairs funding by just 24 percent.

Campaigners believe the minimum increase should be 70 percent.

As the government’s council housing finance consultation nears its end, Defend Council Housing is warning that the latest proposals fall far short of what is urgently required.

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Tue 24 Nov 2009, 18:05 GMT
Issue No. 2179
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