The Secretary of State for Work & Pensions Releases Housing Benefit Written Statement

Today Damien Green, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions released a Housing Benefit written statement.

The following link will provide you with more information about the announcements for Government with regards to Supported Accommodation and how this can positively impact on vulnerable people.

The statements opens by saying:

‘Supported accommodation plays a vital role in the lives of many vulnerable people. A safe and stable and supportive place to live can be the key to unlocking better outcomes for people and for many it is a stepping stone to independent living in the longer term. The Government values the role supported housing plays and is committed to encouraging further development to meet future demand.’

There is still plenty of detail to come forward and KHG will post as it is released.