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Universal Credit Debate Rages On


Monday, September 17, 2012

Universal Credit Creates Rent Arrears Storm A parliamentary debate held earlier this month (September) saw MPs from both sides of the house getting a little hot under the collar, arguing about how payment of the new Universal Credit benefit, due to be introduced next year, should be made. Universal credit is set to take over from Local [...]


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Tenant Evictions Up 12%


Thursday, August 30, 2012

Massive rise in tenant eviction orders as landlords are forced to get tough causing outcry from homelessness charity Crisis. Over the last three years there has been a 70% rise in court orders for the eviction of tenants in the UK Private Rented Sector (PRS). Homeless charity Crisis set about analysing figures released by the [...]


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A Million Reasons Not To Be Thankful


Friday, January 13, 2012

Up to a million families across the UK now face a bleak future as the cuts to housing benefit take effect. Homeless charities including Shelter, Crisis and even the Residential Landlords Association (RLA) have all been campaigning against the Governments welfare reforms where the new LHA caps restrict the maximum LHA payable to between £250 [...]


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