One in three families are a month’s pay from losing homes, says study

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Shelter finds that 37% of working families in England could not cover housing costs for more than a month in event of job loss.

By Patrick Collinson, Money Editor

More than one in three families in England are a monthly pay packet away from losing their homes, according to research by Shelter highlighting how many households have almost no savings.

The housing charity found that 37% of working families would be unable to cover their housing costs for more than a month if one partner lost their job...

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