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Benefit changes to make housing 'unaffordable'

Housing experts have warned that changes to the benefit system could mean that there will not be enough affordable housing for families on a low income.

The Chartered Institute of Housing believes 800,000 homes will become too expensive.

But the government argues that a cap on housing benefit will be fairer on the taxpayer and stop rents spiralling.

Mike Sergeant reports.

  • 02 Jan 2012
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