We are committed to supporting people to stay in their own homes when times are hard but we also need to find the right balance between making a reasonable contribution to owner-occupiers' housing costs and providing value for money for the taxpayer.
"We are looking at how the scheme should operate in the future and we will provide an update on future policy as soon as possible.
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