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A social housing shortage? Or just the usual overpaid, over-pensioned incompetent managers?

We’re constantly hearing about the appalling shortage of social housing and the many years people get stuck on waiting lists. But is this true?

Here are some basic facts.

1. There are about 23,309,000 homes in the UK

2. 14,709,000 are owner occupied; 4,588,000 are buy-to-lets and 4,012,000 are social housing

3. Of the 4,012,000 […]