Private tenants 'still in the dark' about Universal Credit - research

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Published by Jon Land for 24dash.com in Housing and also in Bill Payments, Universal Credit

The majority of private tenants currently in receipt of benefits are either unaware (37%) or unsure (48%) about the implications of planned changes to the welfare system in the UK, according to research from the National Landlords Association (NLA). Universal Credit, which be rolled out from October 2013, will combine all benefit entitlements into one monthly payment and will cap the benefit amount paid to each household at £26,000 per year. The research findings also show that 86% of tena...

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