DEFINING SPECIFIED ACCOMMODATION FOR HOUSING BENEFIT PURPOSES

Scotland's Housing Network have produced this new guidance for landlords and housing benefit teams.  It replaces the previously published document.

 

You can download this document here:-

Defining Specified Accommodation for Housing Benefit Purposes
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SHAW (Social Housing Welfare Reform) Group

This group covering the issues of Welfare Reform is a collaboration between Edinburgh Landlords and the The DWP.  To learn more or receive the monthly bulletin please contact Catherine Louch, Housing Manager, Prospect Community Housing:- Catherine.Louch@prospectch.org.uk

Scottish Government Portal

The Scottish Government launched this evidence portal to demonstrate the impact of Welfare Reform.  You can visit the site via the link:- http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Built-Environment/Housing/supply-demand/chma/welfarereformhousingevidence/welfareandhousingevidenceportal/welfareandhousingevidenceportal

Housing & Welfare Reform Library

This on-line resource provides housing practitioners with a one-stop-shop of all guides, reports, tools and research documents.  Please note that this site is no longer being updated after March 2017.  All previous documents are available until June 2018.

 

You can view this website at www.welfarereformscotland.co.uk

Welfare Reform Service

Scotland's Housing Network provides a support service to ALL social landlords across Scotland.  

 

This service is free to all SHN member organisations with a nominal fee of £70 per person + VAT for any non member organisation/social landlord.

 

The service aims to provide practitioners with a platform to meet and discuss issues around Welfare Reform and also ensure that all relevant publications and good practice is shared.

 

Regional Forums

 

As part of this service The Network run 3 Regional Forums, 3 times a year.

 

Use the links below to access outputs from each regional event including dates and booking information on future meetings.

 

North Forum

 

East Forum

 

West Forum

Information on WELFARE REFORM can be found at the website of the Department for Work and Pensions.

 

If you want to find out  more about this service please contact Moira Fraser at moira.fraser@scotlandshousingnetwork.org or phone The Network on 0131 466 3710.

 

 

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