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When everyone has a home

028 9024 5640: Housing & Debt Helpline for Northern Ireland

The Skainos Centre
Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 10:00 to 13:00
3.0hrs CPD
The Welfare Reform (NI) Order 2015 represents the biggest shake up of the social security system in Northern Ireland, since the creation of the welfare state. Its implementation is presenting significant changes to how people in Northern Ireland access and maintain their housing.
This session will update your knowledge on Welfare Reform. It will consider the impacts of the system on the housing situation of vulnerable and low-income households. It will also highlight the types of accommodation and groups of people who will remain on Housing Benefit in the short term.

Outcome of course

By the end of the session you will have a better understanding of Universal Credit Housing Costs and be better equipped to advise clients on the changes from the Housing Benefit (Legacy system).

Who should attend

  • Both new and experienced advisers who are involved in Welfare Reform 
  • Housing providers
  • Constituency office workers
  • Community/residents groups


Tagged In

Benefits, Legislation, Regulation, Welfare Reform

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