Jess McCabe

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Monthly Archives: June 2016

‘LHA cap’: landlords toughen criteria for under 35s (Inside Housing)

16 June 2016 7:30 am | By Jess McCabe, Simon Brandon Nearly three in four housing associations to respond to an Inside Housing survey plan to change their allocations criteria for under-35s in response to the “Local Housing Allowance cap”. From 1 April 2018, social tenants who are under 35 and childless will only be eligible for housing benefitat the…

Under 35, on housing benefit, and impossible to house? (Inside Housing)

The ‘Local Housing Allowance cap’ is already narrowing the housing options for under-35s, Inside Housingreveals, with many housing associations planning to tighten allocation rules. Jess McCabe reports The 1 April 2016 came and went with deceptive quiet this year. If the public noticed a change in housing policy, it was most likely the chancellor’s hike in stamp duty for second…