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When everyone has a home

028 9024 5640: Housing & Debt Helpline for Northern Ireland

Training Courses
Online via Zoom
Thursday, November 17, 2022 - 10:00 to 13:00

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 highlighting significant changes on how people access and maintain their housing. 

This session will update your knowledge on Welfare Reform and the impacts on the housing situation of vulnerable and low-income households in Northern Ireland. It will also highlight the types of accommodation and groups of people who will remain on Housing Benefit in the short term. 

Outcome of the housing training course:

By the end of the session you will:

  • have a better understanding of Universal Credit housing costs
  • be better equipped to advise clients on the changes from the Housing Benefit (Legacy system). 

Who should attend this housing training course:

  • both new and experienced advisers who are involved in Welfare Reform and the impact these changes will have on the current benefits system and people’s ability to pay for their accommodation. 
  • housing providers 
  • constituency office workers 
  • community/residents groups 

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Benefits, Practical tips, Affordability, Adviser

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