Will Universal Credit affect Housing Benefit? How roll out affects help with housing costs

UNIVERSAL CREDIT is replacing a number of welfare benefits, known as legacy benefits. Will Universal Credit affect Housing Benefit? The roll out may have an impact current claimants.

Universal Credit is a payment which may be made to eligible applicants in order to help with living costs. It may be paid to those who are on low income or who are out of work. The system is replacing a number of benefits, which includes Child Tax Credit, Housing Benefit, Income Support, income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA), income-related Employment and Support Allowance (ESA), and Working Tax Credit. At the moment, Universal Credit is able to be claimed by new applicants, or...
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2019-07-18 10:11
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