See this article about a new DWP rent payment scheme where rent is paid direct to a landlord from Universal Credit payments.
Read this article explaining that rent arrears, alongside other deductions, will be suspended until May 10.
Housing benefit payments for young Universal Credit recipients are not enough to cover the average rent of a room in a shared house in almost all of England’s local authorities. It’s no wonder they’re being forced onto the street and into food banks. Read the full article here.