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It's now been over a year since Personal Independence Payments (PIP) were introduced in Northern Ireland. With this in mind, and in light of the ongoing programme of transferring existing Disability Living Allowance (DLA) claimants over to PIP, we wanted to highlight some of the ways in which an individual's housing situation could be impacted by this change. 

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Benefits, Welfare Reform

Staff from the Housing Executive briefed members of Housing Rights’ Practitioners’ Forum on the operation of the “bedroom tax” policy, at the most recent meeting on 15th June.

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Practical tips, Welfare Reform

Housing Rights’ Director Janet Hunter has spoken at the launch of the CIH Welfare Reform Group’s report, on the impact of welfare changes on rented housing in Northern Ireland, at the Long Gallery in Parliament Buildings.

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Welfare Reform

On the 20th June 2017, the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland published their “Statement on Key Inequalities in Housing and Communities in Northern Ireland”. The Statement illustrates that the provision of housing in NI faces new, existing and persistent challenges.

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Minority Groups, Research, Equality

A legal case regarding letting fees taken by a Queens University Students Union Officer, and supported by Housing Rights is being heard at Court.  

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Private Tenancies, Legal

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