Despite announcements made at the 2017 Budget to Universal Credit, 73 per cent of landlords still lack confidence in the system especially when it comes down to the issue of rent arrears.Read More
Category: Welfare Reform & Homelessness
Welfare Reform & HomelessnessWith the decline of social housing in the UK and the growth of the PRS, more individuals on benefits and universal credit are looking to the PRS to provide them with a home. With government reforms to the benefit system it is important to understand any impact of these changes on the PRS.
Over a third of private landlords with tenants receiving Universal Credit have said that they are...Read More
The private rented sector has experienced significant change over the past 2 years; from regulative change to the reform of taxation. All at a time when the private rented sector is increasingly important in the provision of homes for millions of people.Read More
The findings of this report present a stark account of issues associated with the introduction of universal credit. 38% of landlords with tenants on Universal Credit have experienced rent arrears in the past 12 months.Read More
The recent Housing White paper highlights the extent to which policymakers are increasingly...Read More