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Housing benefit cuts deter landlords from letting

The new measures would cut out £2.4bn from the housing bill and save the taxpayer an estimated £1bn by 2013/4.

The government says they do not expect many landlords to leave the housing benefit market.

But landlords say they could suffer if interest rates and mortgage payments go up as income from rent falls 

Colin Bryan, a Sheffield-based landlord, who rents 35 properties to benefit recipients told BBC Radio 4's World at One programme that "the sums no longer add up." Read More:

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