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End to the benefit freeze announced

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Housing Benefit: The Government has announced that the freeze on housing benefits, in place since 2015, will end next...

Zoopla to refuse “No DSS” ads

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Housing Benefit: Leading UK property website Zoopla is to refuse to take advertisements for lettings...

More Reform to Universal Credit

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Housing Benefit: More reform to Universal Credit is needed says RLA. Responding...

Housing benefit tenants, discrimination and the risks?

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No DSS: There is now a question mark over whether it is lawful to reject tenants who are on welfare (housing benefit – HB, or...

Banks blasted for laying down restrictions on benefit tenants

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Mortgage Lending: MPs have criticised banks for imposing restrictions on buy-to-let mortgage lending, which ultimately discriminates against tenants on benefits it is said. Some landlords...

60 per cent of landlords refuse housing benefit tenants

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Housing Benefit: A recent study by housing charity Shelter and the National Housing Federation claims that 60 per cent of landlords are discriminating against those...

Lift Housing Allowance Freeze call…

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Housing Benefit: Commenting on calls by the Chartered Institute for Housing (CIH) for the Government to lift the Local Housing Allowance freeze for private rented...

Shelter to challenge “No DSS” ban

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Housing Benefit Tenants: Following a covert sampling exercise carried out jointly by Shelter and the National Housing Federation (NHF), the organisations are claiming that tenants...

Landlords and Agents advertising “No DSS” could be discriminating

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Housing Benefit: A letting agent who rejected a tenant applicant because she was on welfare benefits has paid an out of court settlement compensation claim...

Rogue Landlords Make A Killing from Benefit Tenants, or do they?

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Housing Benefit: David Lawrenson writes in his LettingFocus.com blog about rogue landlords and how they no longer target the “rent capped” housing benefit tenants, but...