Almost two-thirds of private landlords with tenants receiving Universal Credit have experienced them going into rent arrears according to new research.Read More
Welfare Reform & Homelessness
With 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.
Private landlords are now playing a vital role in providing housing to those on low-incomes and the homeless. Recently, there have been many policy changes that affect the most vulnerable in society and their ability to access a safe and secure home in the PRS.Read More
The PRS has grown significantly in size over the last twenty years and now plays a vital role in providing a home for those on low-incomes and the homeless. Recently, there have been a lot of policy changes that affect the most vulnerable in society and their ability to access a safe and secure home in the PRS. We review our research and activities to date and look to what the future could hold.Read More
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
Over a third of private landlords with tenants receiving Universal Credit have said that they are...Read More
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