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Tories Record on Housing

(October 04, 2013)

Housing

• Housebuilding is at its lowest peacetime level since the 1920s.

• Average rents have gone up by 9% since the election – rising faster than wages.

• Homelessness is up by 25% since the election.

Local government

• The most deprived areas in the country are seeing the biggest cuts in their resources.

• One third of Tory councils have increased Council Tax, despite David Cameron's boasts of a freeze.

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