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North Lanarkshire Council pledges to build 1,000 new homes

Scotland's biggest council landlord has said it is planning to build 1,000 new homes.

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As reported by the BBC, Scotland's biggest council landlord has said it is planning to build 1,000 new homes.

It will be the biggest single investment in council houses for a generation, according to North Lanarkshire Council.

Nationally, housing campaigners said it was only a step towards tackling the shortage of affordable housing across Scotland.

There are more than 12,000 on the council's waiting list.

Together with previously announced plans, the council intends to build a total of 1,800 new homes over the next 10 years.

More than 600 have already been built or are in the process of being constructed.

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