RSSMix.com Mix ID 8249793:Social housing crisis can no longer be ignored, says housing chief on BenGummer.net
David Orr says Grenfell Tower fire highlighted neglect of sector government must urgently make money available The government must act urgently to address a lack of new social housing, and the Grenfell Tower fire shows this is a crisis that can no longer be ignored, according to the head of the organisation representing housing associations.In a speech to the conference of the National Housing Federation, David Orr will say it is “absurd” that the government is spending less on social housing now than in the 1990s while paying increasing sums to private landlords via housing benefit. Continue reading…
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Author: Peter Walker Political correspondent RSSMix.com Mix ID 8249793
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