UPDATE: capping of social housing rents - confirmation letter from DWP

Friday, 4 March 2016 - 11:04am

On Tuesday, we published news of the Government's decision to delay its proposals to bring supported housing rents in line with Local Housing Allowance. We've now received a letter from DWP to confirm the suspension, along with a template letter that landlords can send to their tenants.

Confirmation of suspension from DWP and a template letter for landlords

On 1 March 2016 the Government announced a 12 month delay in their plans. They confirmed the suspension in this letter (PDF) and supplied this template letter for landlords to send to their tenants.