This edition published in June 2017
This volume in Shelter’s Help with Housing Costs series covers all the housing benefit rules across the UK, with lots of practical examples and useful tables for quick reference.
Fully updated to incorporate all the changes over the past year, this new edition provides answers to some of the most frequent problems and issues, including:
■ the local housing allowance (LHA) national caps and size limits
■ the treatment of rent and service charges for all non-LHA claims
■ “the bedroom tax”, including developments in case law
■ the household benefits cap, including exemptions
■ the special rules for certain supported housing
■ guidance on the discretionary housing payments scheme
■ the changing eligibility rules and case law developments for European nationals and migrants from other non-European states
■ the gradual transition and transfer of housing benefit claims to universal credit
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