HB Circular A8/2012: Changes to Housing Benefit regulations

Changes to Housing Benefit regulations to support Local Housing Allowance Consumer Price Index uprating from January 2013.



The Housing Benefit (Amendment) Regulations 2012 that were laid before Parliament on 28 June 2012, as well as introducing size criteria into Housing Benefit for working age claimants in the social rented sector, also contain two provisions to help support the administration of the Local Housing Allowance Uprating by the Consumer Price Index.