Friday, 26 August 2016

Sector renews calls for 'LHA cap' exemption

Sector figures have renewed calls for clarity over an exemption for supported housing from a proposed cap on benefits.

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    Supported housing developments stalled due to uncertainty will stay frozen, despite a government pledge to provide a one-year exemption to a new benefit cap.

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    MPs are preparing to clash today over the impact of a planned housing benefit cap on specialist housing.

  • Landlords call for clarity on cap exemption

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  • Calls to protect supported housing from LHA cap

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