Chapter 13. Learning from the Right to Buy

  1. Colin Jones1 and
  2. Alan Murie2

Published Online: 28 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470759646.ch13

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) Learning from the Right to Buy, in The Right to Buy: Analysis & Evaluation of a Housing Policy, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470759646.ch13

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;
  • home ownership;
  • house sales polciy;
  • tenants;
  • modernisation

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Affordability and modernisation

  • Equity

  • Incentives and choices

  • Repeal or reinvest?

  • Privatisation as social policy

  • Integration with the housing market

  • Unequal opportunities

  • Home ownership and the new welfare state

  • Conclusions