Welfare reform

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Find out how the Government’s welfare reforms will impact landlords and tenants.

Changes to the benefits system, which are having big impacts on both social landlords and tenants, are underway. April 2013 saw the introduction of the bedroom tax and benefit cap. The introduction of Universal Credit, which replaces many existing benefits, began in April 2013 and the roll out will continue until 2017.

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Latest Welfare reform updates

Universal Credit roll out dates

12 February 2015

The Department for Work and Pensions has published details of the postcode areas that will go live on specific dates for the first and second tranches of the national roll out.

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