Backbench Business — [25th Allotted Day] — Social Housing in London

Part of Business of the House – in the House of Commons at 2:01 pm on 5th May 2011.

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Photo of Andrew Slaughter Andrew Slaughter Shadow Minister (Justice) 2:01 pm, 5th May 2011

I am just glancing through a report from Family Mosaic, a large housing association that is very good, on the whole. It states that

“setting rents at 80% of market rent would increase our clients’ requirement for housing benefit by 151%”.

What does the hon. Gentleman think of that policy?