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Universal Credit and Supported Accommodation

Homeless Link

Monday, 15 July 2019 from 09:45 to 16:30 (BST)

Universal Credit and Supported Accommodation

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Ticket Type Remaining Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Homeless Link member   more info Sold Out 14 Jul 2019 £75.00 £0.00
Associate member   more info Sold Out 14 Jul 2019 £90.00 £0.00
Non-member ticket   more info Sold Out 14 Jul 2019 £120.00 £0.00

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Aim
This day will explore the key rules for Universal Credit and Housing Benefit and the need to claim housing benefit to cover rent for people living in supported accommodation. The session will also consider how to claim both benefits and the role of support workers in helping to claim these benefits and resolve difficulties that might be encountered with either.

Course will cover

• Universal Credit entitlement rules including the housing cost element

• Key Housing Benefit rules

• Alternative Payment Arrangements, Budgeting advice, Direct Deduction for arrears; including rent

• The process for claiming both UC and HB

• Problems in claiming these benefits for those in supported housing

• The implications of gaining employment in supported housing

• How support workers can be important in resolving difficulties

• Moving on from supported housing into private sector accommodation and the issues and problems that might arise

Price - Introductory Offer
Homeless Link Members - £75 per person

Associate member - £90 per person

Non-members - £120 per person

Homeless Link
Charity Reg No: 1089173
Company Reg No: 4313826

Do you have questions about Universal Credit and Supported Accommodation? Contact Homeless Link

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Homeless Link
Minories House
2-5 Minories
EC3N 1BJ London
United Kingdom

Monday, 15 July 2019 from 09:45 to 16:30 (BST)


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Homeless Link

Homeless Link is the national membership charity for organisations working directly with people who become homeless in England.

We work to make services better and campaign for policy change that will help end homelessness.

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