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DWP outlines its approach to Managed Migration

The DWP announces that the managed migration pilot will begin in Harrogate, as it outlines how it will approach the task.

SFHA submits evidence to Social Security Committee

SFHA has submitted evidence to Scottish Parliament's Social Security Committee's inquiry into social security support for housing.

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Social Security Update Feb 2019

With Universal Credit Full Service now rolled out to all Job Centres, processes are gradually being refined that offer the hope of a better outcome for housing associations and cooperatives. The SFHA has also been invited to submit evidence to the Scottish Parliament Social Security Committee.

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Burying bad news: DWP uses attention on meaningful Brexit vote to announce new rules

Changes to the rules around benefits for couples whose ages lie either side of the state pension date mean that they could lose up to £7,000 in a year. The Government announced the change just as attention was on the meaningful vote in the House of Commons  on the Prime Minister’s Brexit deal. Housing associations are encouraged to see that there is maximum take up prior to the changes coming into effect on 15 May, 2019

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Universal Credit Survey - February 2019

How is Universal Credit affecting your business and tenants? Tell us in this month’s Universal Credit survey!

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Universal Credit Survey - January 2019

How is Universal Credit affecting your business and tenants? Tell us in this month’s Universal Credit survey!

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Submit your Universal Credit case studies

SFHA requests members' case studies on Universal Credit to inform future lobbying.

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Universal Credit Survey - July 2019

How is Universal Credit affecting your organisation and tenants? Tell us in this month’s Universal Credit survey.

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SFHA Universal Credit survey results - June 2019

How is Universal Credit affecting housing associations and their tenants? SFHA Policy Lead Jeremy Hewer explains what our members told us in the June 2019 Universal Credit survey.

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Rudd Rushes Regulations

Secretary of State Amber Rudd announced to the House of Commons on 22 July that the regulations needed for the start of the managed migration pilot will come into force just two days later, on 24 July. The Work and Pensions Select Committee has published its report on natural migration, stating that Universal Credit should come with a “health warning”.

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Universal Credit Survey - June 2019

How is Universal Credit affecting your organisation and tenants? Tell us in this month’s Universal Credit survey.

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SFHA Universal Credit survey results - May 2019

How is Universal Credit affecting housing associations and their tenants? SFHA Research and Policy Officer explains what our members told us in the May 2019 Universal Credit survey.

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Scottish Child Payment to be introduced in 2021

Scottish Child Payment will provide eligible families with £10 a week for every child under 16, with introduction for under-sixes starting by early 2021.

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Last chance to complete this month's Universal Credit Survey

How is Universal Credit affecting your organisation and tenants? Tell us in this month’s Universal Credit survey.

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