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BUDGET 2008: Darling reveals affordable housing scheme

Chancellor Alistair Darling has revealed a plan to spend £8bn more on affordable and social housing.

He says this will allow the Housing Corporation to deliver 70,000 homes each year in three years time.

He also revealed a plan to help key workers such as nurses and teachers onto the housing ladder.

Darling says there will be new shared equity schemes for these workers.


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