housing benefit

  • June 30, 2011

    Local government councillors are worried they will be unable to cope with the strain on public services caused by cuts to housing benefit.

  • December 14, 2010

    The UK housing charity Shelter has warned of a rise in homelessness as new research reveals the number of households in rent or mortgage arrears has more than doubled in the past year.

  • October 21, 2010

    Among the Chancellor’s targets in the Comprehensive Spending Review are social housing and those who need it. The capital budget has been slashed, and new tenants may face being charged up to 80 per cent of market rents.

  • August 15, 2010

    The coalition government's cuts to housing benefit could lead to increased debt and homelessness, according to Green Party leader Caroline Lucas MP.