Social homes pledge comes under fire

LABOUR have branded a Conservative promise to build thousands of new council houses “spin” after it emerged there will be no new money behind the policy.

The Prime Minister promised action to “fix the broken housing” market by providing money to councils and housing associations to build a new generation of high quality social housing to help the 1.2m families on housing waiting lists.

Theresa May said a proportion of the new houses would be made available to buy by social tenants between 10 and 15 years after construction with the money raised going into funding further new homes,

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