One of the disadvantages of council housing compared with other sectors is that tenants are less likely to move to take up new jobs.

So why have council housing at all? Why not simply subsidise private sector rentals for those who need* such subsidy?

*Yes, I know, \”need\” is highly subjective but still….

6 thoughts on “Quite”

  1. Herbert Morrison, ancestor of Lord Mortgagefraud, boasted that he was going to “build the Tories out of London” with council houses. (Lady Porter’s crime in reverse.)

  2. ACO, what an excellent idea. Higher interest rates and stricter criteria for mortgages wouldn’t hurt either.

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