Housing Bill in Queen’s Speech creates ‘worrying precedent’ for charities, says NCVO
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Housing Bill in Queen’s Speech creates ‘worrying precedent’ for charities, says NCVO

27 May 2015 | David Ainsworth

Today’s Queen’s Speech includes a Housing Bill which will force some charities to dispose of assets at below market value – a move NCVO has described as a “worrying precedent” for the sector.

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