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When everyone has a home

028 9024 5640: Housing & Debt Helpline for Northern Ireland

Training Courses
location will be reviewed nearer the time to comply with covid restriction
Friday, May 6, 2022 - 10:00 to 13:00


There will be 10% off this training course during our January sale.  The sale runs until 31/01/2022.  Discounts will be applied at check out.

Since Universal Credit has been introduced into Northern Ireland it has brought a new set of challenges for housing providers, tenants, homeowners and those who advise them.  Recently additional pressures have been added with claimants managing their tenancies through Covid restrictions.  Temporary legislation had been implemented during the pandemic and, with these changes, there is a concern that housing could be affected. 

This training course provides an introduction to the housing element of Universal Credit and also looks to the possible impacts of temporary amendments to the system during Coronavirus and how, as these draw to a close, they will impact on tenants and homeowners.  

This housing training course will cover: 

  • How housing costs are dealt with under Universal Credit 
  • How temporary legislative amendments to Universal Credit have affected applicants
  • Who is eligible to receive help with housing costs and what restrictions may apply 
  • How other elements of Welfare Reform, including the bedroom tax, benefit cap and welfare supplementary payments, interact with Universal Credit 
  • Other possible forms of financial support available to Universal Credit claimants. 

Who should attend this housing training course? 

Anyone who would benefit from an update in their knowledge of the Universal Credit system, with particular reference to housing. This course will be of particular interest to people working within the social housing sector, landlords and agents and advice agencies who regularly deal with housing queries. 

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