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Labour could force landlords to sell homes to tenants at ‘reasonable’ price in new ‘right-to-buy’ policy

The Independent – UK – A Labour government would look to bring in a radical “right-to-buy” scheme that could help millions of private tenants in the UK to buy their rented homes for a “reasonable” price, the shadow chancellor has suggested.

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