Housing Systems: Combating poverty and sustaining tenancies.

Monthly Quiz: June 2021

This month it's all about mixed age couples and Work Capability Assessments...

To enter this month's competition, just email your entry to us by Friday 16th July 2021 for your chance to win.

Rahul (67) and his wife Saira (62) made a claim for Universal Credit when Saira went part time at work. Rahul has health problems and gets PIP daily living and mobility, and he has been told he should request a Work Capability Assessment.
What should the DWP do?

A: Explain that as he is pension age they cannot put him forward for a Work Capability Assessment.
B: Request a fit note from him, forward him for a Work Capability Assessment and apply a work allowance to Saira's wages.

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