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PM says government will no longer roll out changes that would have capped benefit for social housing and supported homes.
People sleeping rough are vastly outnumbered by those whose homelessness we don’t see. More needs to be done to reach the most vulnerable.
Responsibility for attendance allowance could be transferred to local authorities, but critics say it is disguised cost-cutting.
Genesis housing association blames the government in its decision to drop social housing, but funds thinktanks that influence policies which force its hand.
Housing benefit cuts will see poor families on benefits priced almost completely out of the south – and even some northern cities. Where will they go?
Two reports in a week propose government investment can reduce a housing benefit bill that could reach £200bn by 2060 if left unchecked.
A small but significant concession to the controversial system is being tested in Oldham. Perhaps the government is finally noticing the warning signs.
As rents have risen, a lower benefit cap could leave thousands of Londoners facing eviction and relocation – and their landlords facing an identity crisis.
The cost of evictions, homelessness and temporary accommodation would all but wipe out the controversial policy’s predicted savings.
Despite the warnings, delays and write-offs, the work and pensions secretary survives to deliver this shambolic reform – to the groans of housing providers.
Court rooms are clogged with people who have fallen behind on payments since support funds were axed, yet the rich still fail to pay their fair share of the tax.
Tory plans to reduce benefit cap to £23,000 a year would leave large families on benefits unable to afford rent and facing relocation elsewhere in UK.