NHF: Millions to struggle with rents under welfare reforms

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Published by Max Salsbury for 24dash.com in Housing and also in Central Government, Communities, Universal Credit

A million people living in social housing could struggle with their rent and end up in debt as a result of the Government’s welfare shakeup, the National Housing Federation (NHF) has warned. A NHF-commissioned report by Ipsos MORI and the University of Cambridge found that most housing associations fear a significant rise in rent arrears and believe their residents have little or no idea how the welfare changes - which are being rolled-out later this year – will affect them. An Ipsos MORI surve...

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