Tag Archives: Housing Benefit

Housing Benefit Update

Here on the DWP site you can get the latest releases of Housing Benefit statistics. The April 11 release relates to Nov 10 to Jan 11.  The release shows that the number of claimants has been climbing over the last … Continue reading

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Unaffordable Affordable Rents

Government left itself a bit of problem.  In it’s rush to cut spending on everything and anything it slashed the Homes and Communities Grant programme.  Trouble is, there hasn’t been a fat lot of private house building recently and since … Continue reading

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Update on Housing Benefit

From 1st April changes started to be introduced for those claiming Housing Benefit. For those renting in the private sector the amount you can claim is set by what the Local Housing Allowance (LHA) is at that time. You will … Continue reading

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Random Stats: Housing Benefit – now you see it, now you don’t

Every so often I will be adding various statistics.  I’m not sure about the relevance of them all yet, but want to try to build up a fairly comprehensive picture of what’s going on as and when the chance arises.  … Continue reading

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