Greenhalgh calls for social housing rethink

Steven Greenhalgh, leader of Hammersmith & Fulham Council, has called for a shake up in social housing.

Together with developer, surveyor and former Conservative parliamentary candidate John Moss, he has authored a paper called “The Principles for Social Housing Reform”. His position is informed by LB Hammersmith & Fulham being the Tory-controlled Borough with the highest percentage of social housing.

The report calls for deregulation, a move to local systems, and enhanced place making, together with rent increases (aimed at boostung valuations) and a right-to-buy-part scheme.

See a longer discussion of the paper at Conservative Home.

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