Archive: Social Housing

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  • NHF: Response to Ed Miliband's social housing proposals

    Commenting on Labour leader Ed Miliband's proposals for social housing allocations, David Orr, chief executive of the National Housing Federation said the following:

  • CML: Social housing: can lenders fill the funding gap?

    Research we published confirms that home-ownership remains overwhelmingly the tenure of preference in the UK. More than 80% of adults want to be owner-occupiers in the long term, and almost three-quarters (74%) aspire to be home-owners within two years. But despite a strong preference for home-ownership, owner-occupation has been in decline since 2003. Aspirations to owner-occupation are currently being thwarted by a combination of the affordability of property relative to incomes, a shortage of mortgage funding and the continuing weakness of the economy.

  • NHF: Housing strategy is a missed opportunity to tackle housing crisis, Federation warns

    In response to the Government's housing strategy, David Orr, chief executive of the National Housing Federation, said: “The Government deserves credit for recognising the huge economic and social value of investing in house-building.

  • NHF: Communities across Britain campaign against housing benefit cuts

    Thousands of people all over Britain are taking part in a week of grassroots campaigning against the Government's plans to slash housing benefit for some of country's poorest families.

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