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How 'Help to Buy' helps mainly the privileged

Provan, Bert (2017) How 'Help to Buy' helps mainly the privileged. British Politics and Policy at LSE (23 Oct 2017). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

The Government’s pledge to extend the “Help to Buy” programme is a further mistaken investment in a policy which has had little impact on extending home ownership to lower income households, explains Bert Provan. So, the £2bn investment in “social and affordable housing” is, while welcome, wholly inadequate to meet the pressing and increasing need for low cost rented housing for households in most need.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD100 Land Use
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Date Deposited: 13 Nov 2017 09:38
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2019 06:38
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/85282

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