How do benefit
changes affect you?

19 July 2016

The government has brought in new legislation that will change benefits in 2016.

money-fallingThis means the Benefit Cap is lower, Universal Credit is rolling out across the country, and there’ll be new rules for claiming backdated Housing Benefit.

If you receive benefits, you’ll see changes to the way you pay your rent as well as the amount of benefits you get.

It’s really important that you pay your rent on time, so please read our new welfare reform section to find out what’s changed.