Policy briefing: Mortgages and repossessions

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A policy briefing which looks at the underlying causes of rises in repossessions and the changing nature of mortgage lending.

Summary

This Shelter briefing considers what lies behind the increase in repossessions since 2004, and questions whether adequate systems are in place to deal with new types of risk to which homeowners are exposed. Are lenders, regulators, and the state delivering the level of protection needed? This briefing analyses the key issues and sets out recommendations for a way forward.

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