Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Surprisingly pragmatic sentiment from BTL-haven

Housing benefit cuts: a radical and unpredictable experiment

I know this has been done to death although it's still pleasing to see the lunacy of LHA laid bare in print: "...it’s certainly demonstrable that private landlords...have enjoyed setting rents on the basis of a seemingly limitless flow of public cash."

Posted by sibley's b'stard child @ 09:26 AM (986 views)
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2 thoughts on “Surprisingly pragmatic sentiment from BTL-haven

  • The ‘final solution’, (when applied to greedy taxpayer funded BTL landlords), has no unsavoury connotations for me. Let the cleansing commence!

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  • A very thoughtful article. The last paragraph raises a point that could explain why Boris, if you believe he is so smart, is against the cuts: Housing benefit in London is in the final analysis a subsidy from the taxpayer to business, and furthermore it is a subsidy from the rest of the UK to London business and London residents.

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