Can affordable home ownership lower the housing benefit bill?

This autumn’s comprehensive spending review will answer one of the most pressing questions of the moment: how does the government intend to help low and middle income families house themselves?

We’re campaigning hard to persuade George Osborne to boost grant funding for genuinely affordable rented homes – but the government have so far made it clear that the focus will be on homeownership. This means that the range of alternative schemes for supporting homeownership are coming under increasing scrutiny. Shared … Read more