Business quote of the day

Shelter on Help to Buy: "many people [will be] tempted to overstretch themselves before prices rise completely out of reach”.

“The result will be many people tempted to overstretch themselves before prices rise completely out of reach”
Campbell Robb, chief executive of the charity Shelter, adds his voice to critics of the Help to Buy scheme, which experts warns could be fueling another housing market bubble.

The Help to Buy scheme could be fueling another bubble. Photograph: Getty Images

Helen Roxburgh is the online editor of Economia

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