Major mortgage benefit axed by the Tories - and 60,000 people have been left in the lurch

More than 60,000 desperate people have been left in the lurch after Tory ministers axed a major mortgage benefit.
The figures have led to claims vulnerable people are "in danger of losing their homes" after Support for Mortgage Interest was scrapped.
Just over 100,000 people were affected when SMI, worth around £140 a month, was ended and replaced with a loan on April 6.
Now official figures show 61,000 people so far - more than half those who previously received the benefit - have turned down the offer of a repayable loan. Just 21,000 have accepted it.
That means tens of... read more

 
20 August 2018 in World News, Views: 53
Source: Daily Record
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