New report on costs of housing benefit for older people

According to a new report, The Future Cost of Housing Benefit for Older People, by 2060, the state will need to spend an extra £8.13 billion on Housing Benefit for older people.

This report explores how trends in longevity and tenure will affect the future cost of Housing Benefit for older people in the very long term. Author: James Lloyd, Director, The Strategic Society Centre

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