Housing Systems: Combating poverty and sustaining tenancies.
Payments: Advance Payments

Benefit Transfer Advance

To help those who have been on a legacy benefit when they first claim UC.

New Claim Advance

For new UC claimants who would suffer hardship waiting for their first payment. 

Change in Circs Advance

When a UC claimant has a change in their circumstances but cannot wait until they receive the increased payment.

Budgeting Advances

For some UC claimants who need a lump sum to help with one off expenses.

Repayment Cap

What is the most a claimant can have deducted from their UC award for repayment of Advances / Sanctions / Deductions?

Fraudulent claims

What if the claimant has been subject to a  fraudulent claim?