MHCLG releases Q&As following announcement of £500m hardship fund

posted on 17 April 2020, updated on 17 April 2020

The Local Taxation Division of the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government has written to all local authorities in England setting out the departments views on common queries from authorities and organisations following its announcement of the £500m hardship fund at the Budget on 11 March.

The department has developed the Q&A at Annex A to the information letter that seeks to address some of the most common topics raised and assist councils in determining how to administer the fund locally in line with the published guidance.

Read the full information letter here.

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