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HB Circular A8/2014: The Housing Benefit and Universal Credit (Supported Accommodation) (Amendment) Regulations 2014

These regulations make amendments to the Housing Benefit Regulations 2006 and the Universal Credit Regulations 2013.

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These regulations make amendments to the Housing Benefit Regulations 2006 and the Universal Credit Regulations 2013 to ensure that more tenants of supported housing are protected from the unintended consequences of welfare reform.

The changes to the Housing Benefit Regulations will start on 10 April 2014. The changes to the Universal Credit Regulations will start on 3 November 2014.