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Housing Benefit and Welfare Reform Update


A number of legislative changes affecting housing benefit came into effect from April 2018. 

The measures are contained in the Universal Credit (Miscellaneous Amendments, Saving and Transitional Provision) Regulations 2018, which brought in the various amendments to the universal credit, housing benefit and DHP regulations that were announced in the Autumn Budget 2017 and in the subsequent secretary of state's oral statement made the following day.

This document gives an update on these changes.


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