Budget 2014: Setting the foundations

Today’s Budget will be broadly welcomed by ordinary families seeking a home of their own, or homeowners struggling to keep their home during a temporary setback. However, it laid the long-expected groundwork for a future squeeze on support for renters.

First the good news:

Additional protections for homeowners announced in the wake of the economic downturn will be extended until March 2016. Homeowners who lose their job or are unable to work will only have to wait 13 weeks before … Read more