Chapter 12. A Policy Past its Sell-By Date?

  1. Colin Jones1 and
  2. Alan Murie2

Published Online: 28 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470759646.ch12

The Right to Buy: Analysis & Evaluation of a Housing Policy

The Right to Buy: Analysis & Evaluation of a Housing Policy

How to Cite

Jones, C. and Murie, A. (2008) A Policy Past its Sell-By Date?, in The Right to Buy: Analysis & Evaluation of a Housing Policy, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470759646.ch12

Author Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Estate Management, School of the Built Environment, Heriot-Watt University

  2. 2

    Professor of Urban and Regional Studies, Centre for Urban and Regional Studies, University of Birmingham

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 29 MAR 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405131971

Online ISBN: 9780470759646

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Keywords:

  • right to buy;
  • housing policy;
  • housing stock;
  • investment;
  • ownership

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Historical policy context

  • Take up of the Right to Buy

  • Consequences for social housing

  • The impact on the owner-occupied sector

  • The promotion of the private rented sector

  • The Right to Buy and communities

  • Financial issues

  • Stakeholder outcomes

  • Key consequences and issues

  • The Right to Buy in the current housing policy context

  • Conclusions