Further reform discussedThe Lords? decision follows recent debate at government level regarding the possibility of Right to Buy being extended to private tenants. Advocates insist that to give private tenants the right to buy their properties at a fair price would in some way quell the UK?s housing crisis. By contrast, others cite the enormous financial losses the UK?s 2.6 million private landlords could face, if forced to sell their properties at a price determined by the government. In the case of private tenancy Right to Buy, however, no specific time phase or concrete proposals have yet been issued by the government.
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