What effect will roll out of Universal Credit have, should NBC/NPH be concerned!

What effect will roll out of Universal Credit have, should NBC/NPH be concerned!   

What effect will roll out of Universal Credit have, and should NORTHAMPTON Partnership Homes & NBC be concerned!

Northampton DCH say ‘Be very, very concerned’

EMAIL To local press and Leaders of the Groups on the local Council (NBC) has been sent with a link to this

    

ANGER Survey reveals 89% of Universal Credit claimants in rent arrears

Since the roll out of Universal Credit (UC), nearly 90% of claimants have accumulated rent arrears, according to a recent survey.

The results, published on 17 December by the National Federation of ALMOs (NFA) and the Association of Retained Council Housing (ARCH) also show that 34% of claimants are subject to an alternative payment arrangement (APA) – meaning that they had accrued at least eight weeks of arrears

NFA ARCH Welfare reform 2015 Executive Summary FINAL

 

Currently the situation in Northampton based on data from Northampton Defend Council Housing  

 

[i]Based on a stock of 12,000

 

63% ARE NOT in rent arrears

37% are in arrears

 

The 37% that are in arrears show that:

89% of them have arrears of less than £680

With 11% of them having arrears of £680 or above

 

 

[ii]The numbers:

 

in arrears 4451 37%
not 7549 63%

 

 

in arrears less than £680 3980 89%
arrears above £680 471 11%

 

 

 

 

[i] Based on a stock of 12,000 and at 1st October 2015

[ii] Taken from Freedom of Information responses

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