Legal & General agrees tie-up to build 3,500 affordable homes

UK insurer to work with 14 housing associations in attempt to ease property crisisThe UK insurer Legal & General has teamed up with 14 housing associations to build 3,000 affordable homes annually, as official figures show a 22% rise in the number …

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Housebuilding data shows dearth of homes for affordable renting

Only 37,825 new homes built in England to be let at discounted rents last year, despite waiting list of 1.1mEngland’s shortage of affordable rented housing shows no sign of ending, as official figures revealed on Wednesday that only 37,825 new homes we…

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European Central Bank warns of growing risks to global financial stability – as it happened

Rolling coverage of markets, economics and business news amid warning of increased risks posed by non-bank lendersMore detail: Risks to global financial stability have increasedTwitter enters general election fray with rebuke to Conservatives Stock mar…

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