Housing and Planning

A cut in housing benefit will cause a much-needed adjustment in rent levels


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Richard Wellings speaks to R4's The World Tonight

Speaking to BBC Radio 4’s The World Tonight , Dr Richard Wellings argues that current levels of housing benefit create a bad deal for the working poor by artificially raising rent levels.

Therefore, a cut in housing benefit, and the drop in rent levels that will transpire, will actually create a fairer environment for all.

Listen to the interview here (starts around 14:00)



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