Tags: "housing benefit"



Taking on the landlords: what should the government do next?

The government has brought in some encouraging policies to tackle the rise in buy-to-let landlords and protect the interests of first-time buyers, but there is more to do.

January 28, 2016 ×


Pension Reform Not so simple

Pension Reform: Not so simple

Like a particularly strange, obscure breed of nerds, those with an interest in pension policy found themselves glued to BBC Parliament on Monday as pensions minister Steve Webb finally stood up to announce the government’s White Paper on a single-tier state pension.

January 16, 2013 ×


The Future Cost of Housing Benefit for Older People

The Future Cost of Housing Benefit for Older People

Amid growing concern about ‘generation rent’, what will Housing Benefit for pensioners cost the Exchequer in future?

June 27, 2012 ×


Housing boost the rental reality

Housing boost: the rental reality

Today saw the publication of a report on the private rental sector by Sir Adrian Montague. Its central recommendation is to unleash institutional investment in ‘build-to-let’ properties – homes not designed for owning, but just for renting.

August 23, 2011 ×

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