Star date: 17th September 2015
SOCIAL HOUSING DEVELOPMENTS TO HALVE OVER NEXT FOUR YEARS
A deliberate policy by the Tory Government to reduce social housing will jeopardise the future of housing associations, which are intending to halve development plans over the next four years and move away from providing social rented housing, Gena Merrett, Assistant Mayor for Housing and the Environment, told a meeting of Salford City Council yesterday.
Meanwhile, Salford's biggest housing association, City West, recorded an increase in its group operating profit of over £3.5million, while its highest paid director got a £15,000 pay rise, to over £168,000.
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