Housing Systems: Combating poverty and sustaining tenancies.
Multiple Welfare Reforms have been implemented since 2011 - and they continue. Check out what's happening by year or by subject matter in the subheadings - they can have dramatic impacts on claimants and their families.

Please click on the links below to find out more.................

Changes 2016

What's changed/ about to change in 2016?

Changes 2017

What have the government proposed for 2017?

Changes 2018

What's planned for 2018?

Changes 2019 & beyond

Future proposals.

Benefit Cap Reduction

What's the new level, who is affected and by how much?

Bereavement benefits

Three bereavement benefits changing to just one payment.

Unfit for Work

ESA "WRAG" component & UC "LCW" element to be scrapped.

18 - 21 housing costs

Some 18-21 year olds will have no help with housing costs in their UC.

Pension Credit age

What is Pension Credit age and how's it changing? 

Pension Credit changes

Many changes to Pension Credit coming up.

social housing lHA cap

NHF say 26,000 social housing tenants will be affected - find out more here.

Supported housing

What have the government planned for supported housing? 

two child limit

No help for 3rd child under UC, HB, Tax Credits - in some situations...