“An answer to some of Cornwall County council's housing problems.
The data - reported today in the Sunday Telegraph and seen by MailOnline - also shows up to 8,000 council or housing association households earn more than £80,000 a year, and up to 21,000 earn more than £60,000.
The average income for all British households with two working adults is around £40,000 a year.
Councils and housing associations save their housing stock for tenants with low incomes, but once they have moved in it is difficult to remove them if they start earning a high salary.
Union boss Bob Crow is just one of thousands of tenants still living in a council house despite having a six-figure income, figures show.
Up to 5,000 taxpayer-subsidised tenants cannot be kicked out despite having a household income that tops £100,000 a year - because there are no rules allowing councils to do so.
Bob Crow, the general secretary of the RMT union behind London's tube strikes, infamously said he had 'no moral duty' to leave his council house despite now earning £145,000 a year.”
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