Information for all local authority Housing Benefit staff.
Ref: 2054-2836 PDF, 90.7KB, 13 pages
Service level agreement between DWP Debt Management and local authorities for the recovery of Housing Benefit overpayments
PDF, 134KB, 31 pages
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This bulletin contains information about:
- the Discretionary Housing Payment Good Practice Guide
- the Personal Independence Payment assessment independent review
- the service level agreement between DWP’s Debt Management and local authorities for the revovery of Housing Benefit overpayments (published as a separate document on this page)
- a revision to Universal Credit eligibility criteria referred to in Housing Benefit circular A12/2014
- 11 new local support trials announced to help claimants get ready for Universal Credit
- the latest list of local authorities where Universal Credit has been introduced
- updates to the Universal Credit partner toolkit
- changes to the Real Time Information Bulk Data Matching Initiative
- accessing data through the Customer Information System
- new statutory instruments
- an update on cases with the Decision Making and Appeals team
- new Housing Benefit publications on GOV.UK