Nearly two thousand households in the social rented sector were evicted for rent arrears in Scotland last year. Yet large amounts of housing benefit went unclaimed with 1.4 million households in the UK not getting the help they should.
This practical course is aimed at housing and support workers who need to maximise housing benefit and minimise rent arrears. It will help you spot potential problems and signpost on for further advice. You will also learn how universal credit helps with rent and prepare for dealing with those changes.
The course covers: