Futures Forum: A solution to our housing problems: sell council land for £1
Or they could simply sell council-owned land on the market to raise some much-needed cash:
Public land sell off with no affordable homes built – map | East Devon Watch
This is happening all over the place - including in East Devon - as the New Economics Foundation's latest study reveals.
Click on this link to get to the map:
SAVE PUBLIC LAND
GOVERNMENT IS SELLING OFF OUR LAND TO PRIVATE DEVELOPERS
We are in the grips of a housing crisis. By selling off public land, the Government is making it worse. If that land were put to public use, we could build the homes we need – instead, just one in five homes built on public land is affordable. That's why we’re working with communities to take control of our housing.
Save public land | New Economics Foundation