Bridging the gap? Safety-nets for mortgage borrowers

Authors: Janet Ford, Elaine Kempson
Funded by: Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Published by:
Centre For Housing Policy, University of York
Publication date: 1997
ISBN: 187479779

This research set out to assess the impact of the October 1995 changes to the social security safety net for mortgagors the extent to which mortgage payments protection policies have developed and the key influences on both the development and take up of policies. Overall the conclusions are not positive and the evidence raises some fundamental questions about the nature of the safety nets that should be provided for home owners.

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