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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We've put together a summary of recent developments and achievements.

Latest Welfare reform updates

Autumn Statement 2014 briefing

5 December 2014

This briefing covers the relevant announcements made in the National Infrastructure Plan and the Autumn Statement, gives a Federation response to these measures, and sets out the main implications for housing...

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