DWP consultation on housing benefit reform - LITRG response

Published on 4 March 2010

A recent DWP consultation on housing benefit reform discusses how claimants can be supported as they move off benefit and into work. Whilst the objectives are commendable, LITRG urges cross-working with HMRC to ensure that tax and tax credits interactions are fully considered.

The DWP’s consultation ‘Supporting people into work: the next stage of housing benefit reform’ explores how people might be supported when moving into work, for example with ‘transition into work’ payments or fixed benefits awards.

In our response, which can be accessed using the link we highlight a number of key issues.

(04-03-2010)

Contact: Victoria Todd ((Tel: 0844 579 6700 Fax 0844 579 6701)