Housing Systems: Combating poverty and sustaining tenancies.
Welfare Reform Changes Timetable
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.

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Changes 2016

What changed took place in 2016?

Changes 2017

What changes took place in 2017?

Changes 2018

Details of the 2018 changes

Changes 2019 & beyond

Future proposals.

Benefit Cap Reduction

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

Bereavement benefits

The new bereavement benefit from April 2017.

Unfit for Work

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

18 - 21 housing costs

Who cannot currently get 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.

social housing lHA cap

This proposed change has been scrapped.

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...