Royal London has warned that the majority of homeowners cannot afford a retirement interest only mortgage due to affordability.
The number of homeowners are releasing equity from their homes has doubled for many UK regions in the last five years.
Homeowners use equity release to access almost £4 billion of wealth from their homes up for the seventh consecutive year.
Thousands of mortgage prisoners caught paying high interest rates due to affordability rules could be given more help from lenders.
In the first quarter of 2018 housing wealth accessed using equity release has doubled in only two years with nearly £10 million a day.
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