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More than 150,000 homes for social rent lost in the last five years

Housing experts predict the number could reach 230,000 by 2020, making it more difficult for low-income households to access affordable homes.

Future of social housing in doubt as 250,000 homes could be lost by 2020

Government figures show 23,186 social rented properties were sold by councils in 2016-17 alone.

Right-to-buy reform urged as council leaders fear for social housing

Figures show that replacements for homes sold under the right-to-buy scheme fell by 27% last year, worsening the housing crisis.

Right To Buy abolished in Scotland, protecting more than 15,000 social homes

Housing Minister Kevin Stewart said the move "marks a major milestone in the Scottish Government’s efforts to build a sustainable housing policy for the future".

Right To Buy Could Decimate Social Housing For Generations To Come, Research Shows

Government plans to expand 'Right To Buy' to social housing could result in the loss of up to 7,000 homes a year, damning new research shows.




Corbyn urged to win votes by pledging £10bn more on care for disabled elderly

Fabian Society research identifies shortfall in funding for 1.2 million older people.

Terminally ill to be given priority over benefit underpayments, says McVey

Work and Pensions Secretary vowed to prioritise "any individuals whom we know from our systems to be terminally ill".

Austerity will have cast an extra 1.5m children into poverty by 2021

Lone-parents, disabled children and ethnic minorities will be among worst-hit, says EHRC.

Childcare voucher changes delayed after Commons debate

Government agrees to keep system open for six more months after pressure from Labour.

Reverse universal credit cuts, Iain Duncan Smith tells chancellor

Thinktank says 340,000 people could be taken out of poverty if Philip Hammond takes action.

Labour’s Debbie Abrahams stands down accusing leader’s office of ‘bullying’ behaviour

Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary claims to be the victim of a "bullying culture of the worst kind", as Party investigates "work based complaints".