Monthly Archives: September 2013

Shared ownership and Universal Credit – Problems ahead

(including ‘teaching me not to make assumptions – a lesson in fallibility’) “Shared ownership is an antidote to many of the problems in today’s housing market. It is a long-standing, affordable and sustainable option – and an ideal way of … Continue reading

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The Impact of a £20,000 Benefit Cap

“George Osborne is considering a further lowering of the amount households can receive in benefits as Tory MPs press him to reduce a newly-imposed cap by another £6,000. A limit of £26,000 a year was imposed on claimants yesterday, but … Continue reading

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