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New loans for affordable housing in Plymouth

You can now apply for an Affordable Housing Loan if you are a Registered Provider within the Plymouth Housing Development Partnership, Cooperative Housing Groups, or Community Land Trusts. The new initiative was approved at the Full Council meeting on Monday 24 November 2014. Councillor Chris Penberthy, Cabinet Member for Cooperatives, Housing and Community Safety, said: […]

Council continues fight against payday lenders

Plymouth City Council is continuing its fight to stop people from signing up to high-interest, short-term loans by supporting the city’s credit union, which offers people more affordable alternatives. Plymouth has just over 200,000 adults living in the city and it is estimated that at least 5,000 are using online payday lenders. Many of them […]