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Housing benefit for under-25s could be scrapped, PM to announce

David Cameron is to set out plans to scrap housing benefit for the under-25s, in a speech that will make clear pensioners are to be protected from a second wave of welfare reform. The government wants to cut as much as ?10bn from the welfare budge… Continue reading

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Research shows ‘worrying’ impact of housing benefit cap

Landlords in the capital are more likely to evict tenants or not renew tenancy agreements than in other parts of the country as a result of housing benefit changes, research shows. According to a government-commissioned study, 40% of London landlo… Continue reading

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Renting to be ‘way of life’ for young UK families

Price rises are blocking ownership, new study warns, with trend ‘set to continue for a decade’ Millions of young families are entering an era of insecurity in which renting becomes the norm, according to a report that warns of steep increases in t… Continue reading

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Ending housing benefit for under-25s? A policy with more holes than a sieve

This out-of-touch plan, slipped out just before the bank holiday getaway, contains so many flaws that it surely can’t be serious Just when I thought the government policy of cutting benefits (aka “reform”) had reached its zenith of bizarre, unreal… Continue reading

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