Universal Credit: An update

Get an update on the changes to Universal Credit from Paul Anderson, Homeless Link's Policy Manager.

Universal Credit: An update

The DWP has just started expanding Universal Credit to all new claimants. An important staging-post in the replacement of JSA, EAS and Housing Benefit.

This one hour webinar looked at:

  • The basics of Universal Credit
  • What we know about the timetable for this stage
  • How  is this a change from previous UC rules?
  • What are the impacts for new tenants of supported housing?
  • What has the new Secretary of State for Work and Pensions has said about UC?