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Confidential council documents found dumped at Leicester pub
The Housing and Planning Act 2016 implements the sale of higher value local authority homes to fund Right to Buy for housing association tenants, starter homes and pay to stay. The aim of the Act is to boost levels of housebuilding. Changes to the planning system were designed to speed up housebuilding.

London rounds on government over housing

Labour-led local authorities in London have vowed to go against government plans for homeownership and build social housing for rent in their boroughs. Barely weeks...