Major changes to the benefits system, which will have big impacts on both social landlords and tenants, came into force in April 2013.
The Bedroom Tax will affect many tenants.
Universal Credit, which replaces many working-age benefits and will generally be paid direct to claimants, is being tested in parts of the North West from April 2013. Other areas of the country from October 2013.
There’s lots of useful information at www.yourbenefitsarechanging.co.uk. We’ve put links below to other sites to help guide you through the changes.
CLICK HERE for a useful video.
If you need further information, Family Housing’s staff will try to help you.