The demand for housing does not mean we should abandon commitments to protecting the environment, writes Jon Trickett MP.
Right to Buy has lost councils billions over the last 10 years, with 40% of ex-council homes ending up in the private rental market - Martin Wicks, Labour Campaign for Council Housing.
"This shouldn’t be a party political issue... What sort of society allows vulnerable households to live with the constant fear of being forced onto the street" - Jon Trickett MP
Martin Wicks, Secretary of the Labour Campaign for Council Housing, calls for Labour to support public housing by ending the sell off.
As the winter bites, vulnerable people are at serious risk in unsafe housing across the country. Kate Osborne calls for urgent action, highlighting the troubling living conditions of her constituents.
“Delivering on Labour’s target of 100,000 council homes a year can provide the essential non-market alternative ripped off renters need” - Eileen Short, Defend Council Housing, calls for real solutions to the housing crisis.