Social Security Benefits: Private Rented Housing:Written question - HL1861

Asked on: 10 October 2017
Department for Work and Pensions
Social Security Benefits: Private Rented Housing
To ask Her Majesty's Government what proportion of the private rented sector is affordable to those on Housing Benefit or Universal Credit.
Answered by: Baroness Buscombe
Answered on: 17 October 2017

This information is not available. Affordability is dependent on many factors, for example rent levels in the area the claimant lives, the size of their household and other sources of income they may receive in addition to their housing benefit or universal credit entitlement.

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