News – June 2013

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Shelter responds to Comprehensive Spending Review 

26 Jun 2013

Housing benefit could face further cuts from 2015, George Osborne announced in today’s Comprehensive Spending Review.

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Nationwide allows landlords to offer longer-term tenancies 

26 Jun 2013

The Nationwide Building Society Group is the first mainstream buy-to-let-lender to allow landlords to offer their tenants longer-term contracts.

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'Generation rent' locked out of property market 

19 Jun 2013

Up and down the country, young people are finding themselves locked out of the property market for years – leaving them with little hope of owning their own home.

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Letting agency fees force renters into debt 

12 Jun 2013

Shelter is calling for an end to letting agency fees, as our investigation shows that letting agency fees could be pushing renters into debt.

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Homelessness in England reaches five-year high 

06 Jun 2013

Government figures released today show that the number of homeless households in England has risen by 6% over the past year, to the highest in five years.

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