Housing Benefit

Government's proposed increase will only help for fewer than a thousand homes, the Bureau of Investigative Journalism finds.
A new investigation reveals some UK cities have no affordable homes. See how many are available in your area.
Our new research shows private rents are unaffordable across 100% of London for working families on low wages – where's the solution? Shelter's Polly Neate writes
“No matter their age, no-one should be made to feel unsafe, be treated with less dignity or separated from their children.”
Capping my benefits while my four children are so young just pushes us deeper into poverty – I just can’t stretch my £7 a day any further
Charities fear new one-stop process will lead to more people losing payments.
Sticking ‘No DSS’ up in the window is pretty much the same as saying ‘no disabled people’ and ‘no single mums’
Social housing lettings to under-30s have decreased by a third in eight years.
The number of families facing homelessness up 8 percent.