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13Jan94 UK: CASH SWITCH LEAVES JOBS IN PERIL - HOUSING CORPORATION'S BUDGET.

A massive switch of housing association spending away from new building is hidden within government cuts in the Housing Corporation's budget.So claims the National Federation of Housing Associations, which warned this week that thousands of construction jobs could go as a result.It said corporation figures show new building by housing associations will fall from 45,000 homes this year to just 32,000 by 1996/97.This is because money has been moved from building into schemes which help ...

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