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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-05-04more like thismore than 2016-05-04
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Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Private Rented Housing: Housing Benefit more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what steps he has taken to help people in receipt of housing benefit secure private rented accommodation. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Torridge and West Devon remove filter
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Mr Geoffrey Cox more like this
star this property uin 36470 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The English Housing Survey, funded by the Department, published its Headline Report 2014-15 in February which showed that 27% of privately rented households are in receipt of housing benefit. This demonstrates that the private rented sector remains accessible to housing benefit claimants.</p><p>The key to improving choice and affordability for tenants is to increase the supply of private rented homes. That’s why the Government introduced the £1 billion Build to Rent fund, and the £3.5 billion Private Rented Sector guarantee scheme, to finance thousands of extra homes built specifically for private rent.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Great Yarmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Brandon Lewis more like this
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less than 2016-05-12T09:18:56.89Zmore like thismore than 2016-05-12T09:18:56.89Z
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star this property label Biography information for Brandon Lewis more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Geoffrey Cox more like this