Think tank issues association privatisation warning

Oct 2, 2015

“Privatising housing associations would be “the most obvious” government reaction to £60bn of debt being added to the national balance sheet, an influential thinktank has warned.

“Chris Walker, head of housing and planning at Policy Exchange, said nationalisation of housing associations followed by a state sell-off into the private sector could become “a serious option” if the Office for National Statistics (ONS) decides to reclassify housing associations as public bodies.”

See the full article on Inside Housing’s website

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