Supported Housing: Housing Benefit:Written question - 9735

Asked by Julie Elliott
(Sunderland Central)
Asked on: 11 September 2017
Department for Work and Pensions
Supported Housing: Housing Benefit
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will assess the likely effects of plans to limit the amount of housing benefit that can be claimed by people living in supported housing to the level of local housing allowance on the ability of vulnerable people to afford adequate accommodation.
Answered by: Caroline Dinenage
Answered on: 18 September 2017

Developing a workable and sustainable funding model for supported housing is a priority for the Government. We will set out further details on the Government’s plans in the autumn.

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