The government is yet to exempt certain people with a disability from the bedroom tax despite a Supreme Court ruling two months ago.
Housing associations in Northern Ireland have called on the government to honour its pledge to mitigate the effects of the bedroom tax, despite the political turmoil in the country.
As the Supreme Court rules on the bedroom tax, other controversial policies are manifestly without details, says Jules Birch
Lawyer Giles Peaker takes a closer look at the implications of the Supreme Court’s bedroom tax judgements
An Inside Housing investigation has found that thousands of people on low incomes are choosing to live in caravans and mobile homes. Martin Hilditch uncovers a hidden world that raises questions about the housing benefit system
Theresa May promised to create a country for everyone but the new lower benefit cap will put thousands of families at risk of homelessness, says Sam Lister
The Scottish Government is not ambitious enough in its social security plans and should use its powers to create a new benefit to mitigate against welfare reforms.
The percentage of council tenants on Universal Credit in rent arrears has increased to a “critically high” 86% over the past year, sparking “extreme concern” among councils.
One of the councils piloting the roll-out of Universal Credit has written to the Department for Work and Pensions calling for the immediate suspension of the housing benefit part of the new system.
The Scottish Government plans to use its new social security powers for the first time to make Universal Credit payments more regular, it has announced today.
Two housing associations have secured a £114.8m bond at a record low rate under the government’s guaranteed finance scheme.
John Healey has called on the government to publish the measures it is taking to protect purchasers placing themselves in “significant financial risk” when buying through the extended Right to Buy.