Linking future funding for social housing
to reducing tenure-based inequality and
increasing asset ownership by creating a
national Tenants Mutual to oversee tenants’
asset accounts. This would help restore the
self-esteem of tenants and the reputation
of social housing, while tackling financial
exclusion and creating an asset-owning
Social housing should be sold off. Except not to any individuals, oh no, that would be far too Thatcherite and neoliberal. Instead we should have a luvvey dovvey mutual organisation. 6 million people all owning a share in it is really going to produce an asset-owning democracy, isn\’t it?
And not once do they mention opportunity cost: which is a bit of a blow for anyone attempting to be taken seriously on the subsidies to social housing.