Daily archives: October 22, 2012

Daily Blog 10/22/2012 1

  • An analysis of official statistics for Labour MP Karen Buck has found that between 2011-12 and 2014-15 £35bn of housing benefit will be spent on private landlords, £13bn more than the previous three years…

    Research by the National Housing Federation found that over 1 million people of working age will need housing benefit in order to be able to pay the rent by 2015…

    Research by the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations showed in the past ten years the cost of housing benefit spent on private tenants across the UK has increased 153 per cent, compared to a 21 per cent increase for council and housing association tenants.

    tags: benefits politics housing

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