Scottish Government hailed by the Residential Landlords Association (RLA) over its reaction to Universal Credit. English government urged to follow Scotland’s lead

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John Robertson
Scottish Government hailed by the Residential Landlords Association (RLA) over its reaction to Universal Credit. English government urged to follow Scotland’s lead

The RLA would like the English government to offer the same options as those offered by the Scottish government to reduce the risk of increased debt and homelessness posed by the move to Universal Credit. See this short explanation from Landlord Today: ‘The so-called “Scottish Flexibilities” mean new online claimants can choose to have Universal Credit paid fortnightly rather than monthly, as is standard. They can also have the housing elements of the benefit paid directly to their landlord, after…

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John Robertson
Scottish Government hailed by the Residential Landlords Association (RLA) over its reaction to Universal Credit. English government urged to follow Scotland’s lead