Should social housing be reformed?
The social housing budget in England could be cut by more than half in the Spending Review, the BBC understands. The government is also set to launch a consultation on proposals to reform social housing later in the year. How would you reform the system?
Ministers are expected to introduce a "flexible tenancy" for people who move into council housing for the first time, with tenants being assessed over time to see if they still require help with housing. In August, Prime Minister David Cameron said greater flexibility was required within the social housing system to allow tenants to move to find work.
However, Labour has accused Mr Cameron of threatening the long-term stability people value from having a secure tenancy. At present, council tenants keep their property for life unless they breach their tenancy agreement, they can also pass their homes onto their children.
Should the social housing budget be cut? Should more affordable homes be built? What do you think of the proposals? Is there a need for greater flexibility in social housing? Should tenants have a home for life? Are you a social housing tenant, tell us what you think.
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