Social housing saved my grandparents in 1956, but Right to Buy has betrayed today’s young families

Council homes gave young postwar families hope and stability. ‘Right to Buy’ undid all that and a new version could make things worse, reports Vicky Spratt in the Independent

"In the decades after the Second World War, publicly funded housing made up about half of all homes built. This is what my grandparents benefited from council housing, or what we now know as social housing."

Read Vicky Spratt's article here.

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