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Government clarifies rent cut exemption

01/02/2016 | By Pete Apps

The government has provided a broad outline definition of the types of housing that will benefit from a one-year exemption to the rent cut.

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Erosion concern

01/02/2016 | By Cym D'Souza

BME communities remain significantly disadvantaged despite some progress, says Cym D’Souza

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Peers set to impose 1% rent cut exemption

26/01/2016 | By Pete Apps

Peers are poised to amend the Welfare Reform and Work Bill to exempt supported housing from the 1% rent cut.

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'Four in 10 schemes could close under HB cut'

26/01/2016 | By Pete Apps

Four in 10 schemes which provide a home to the most vulnerable could be forced to close their doors if the government pushes ahead with a controversial benefits cap, according to research by the National Housing Federation.

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Government clarifies rent cut exemption

01/02/2016 | By Pete Apps

The government has provided a broad outline definition of the types of housing that will benefit from a one-year exemption to the rent cut.

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Government clarifies rent cut exemption

01/02/2016 | By Pete Apps

The government has provided a broad outline definition of the types of housing that will benefit from a one-year exemption to the rent cut.

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Freud promises to 'sort out LHA cap'

28/01/2016 | By Carl Brown

Lord David Freud has said the government will “urgently” act to make sure protections are in place for supported housing tenants from a benefit cut but refused to say what form this could take.

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