Welfare reform: The implications of uncertainty

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

Tsunami? Hurricane? Firestorm? Whatever metaphor you choose to describe the raft of welfare reforms due in 2013, major impacts on landlords are unavoidable. In the first in a series of exclusive features for 24housing magazine, Jules Birch examines some of the uncertainties surrounding government policy. We know what will happen when a series of cuts in individual benefits in April are followed by the start of the switch to Universal Credit in October. In most cases we also know how many people ...

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