‘bedroom Tax’ Has Left 50,000 People Behind In Their Rent And Facing Eviction

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The figures, obtained by the TUC-backed anti-cuts group showed some parts of Britain are suffering far more than others. In Barrow, Cumbria, three quarters had fallen into arrears. Other areas where the proportion was at least half were Clackmannanshire – 67 per cent – Tamworth – 52 per cent – South Kesteven – 51 per cent – and Rotherham on 50 per cent.
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Trulia unveils sophisticated rent vs. buy calculator

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I tell them good luck. It is a needle in a haystack. In seven years, she said, she has rented just seven stabilized apartments. More than 10 years ago, New York magazine chronicled some of the more egregious injustices the rent-stabilization scheme promotes : A not uncommon story is that of the couple who live in a brownstone on East 87th Street owned by a client of real-estate lawyer Howard Stern. The couple maintain a rent-stabilized one-bedroom for $821 a month which has allowed them to purchase a spacious retreat in Columbia County. “The wife keeps her driver’s-license address and car registration upstate to take advantage of lower insurance rates,” Stern says. “The husband maintains his driver’s license and makes sure he votes in Manhattan to take advantage of rent regulations.” They’re the archetypal Manhattan couple, fingerpicking the system with the delicacy of a Segovia.
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This Megabank Lawyer Pays Lower Rent Than You For No Good Reason

buy calculator Trulia chief economist: ‘There’s nothing else like it’ Teke Wiggin Staff Writer share this article Sep 19, 2013 Trulia debuted its new Rent vs. Buy Calculator today, a tool that enables users to determine whether it is cheaper to rent or buy in any market based on their property management baltimore preferences and income. The calculator, which Trulias chief economist said is unsurpassed in sophistication, lets a user set a target monthly rent and target home price to see whether renting or buying would be cheaper on a monthly basis and by exactly how much.
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