housing benefits

  • November 22, 2012

    Twelve charities have signed a joint letter to The Times newspaper, urging the Prime Minister to reconsider proposals to cut housing benefit for under-25s.

  • June 25, 2012

    Housing benefit may be scrapped for numerous adults under 25, UK Prime Minister David Cameron informed the Mail on Sunday. Other welfare claimants too will be targeted in further harsh reforms. While the policy is clearly intended to win support from ‘middle England’, it may backfire as increasing numbers find themselves on the receiving end.

  • May 11, 2012

    Bristol is facing an epidemic of homelessness fuelled by housing benefit cuts. That’s according to campaigners in the city who are planning a ‘Poverty Hearing’.