Direct payment tenants taken to court

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Published by 24publishing for 24dash.com in Housing and also in Central Government, Finance, Legal, Local Government, Universal Credit

One of the housing associations involved in the Government’s direct payment demonstration projects has warned social landlords to get strict with their arrears policy ahead of Universal Credit after revealing it has taken five tenants to court over unpaid rent.GreenSquare Group – which is partnering with Oxford City Council on one of the Department for Work and Pensions' (DWP) six demonstration projects paying housing benefit directly to tenants – issued the warning to landlords a...

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