Once someone has accepted an offer and become a council tenant, local authority management policies come to be an important aspect of their lives.
But some of Swindon's council tenants can't understand the local authorities position.
At first, no young children were allowed to live there, and only higher earning council tenants could apply.
The number of former council tenants who have bought their homes has risen to 1.4 million.
And we intend to give council tenants new opportunities themselves to improve the flat or house in which they live.
Unlike council tenants, families here will never be able to buy their homes.
This includes more than 1m council tenants in England who have exercised their right to buy.
And would receive no compensation despite losing their home, because they were a council tenant.
She was a former council tenant who had already bought her council house.
We need to be building at least 3 million new homes for council tenants and not buy to lets.