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On Monday, I asked the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Local Government, Marcus Jones MP, what assessment his Department has made of the potential effect of the decision to cap housing benefit for supported accommodation at local housing allowance rates on homelessness.

The chief executive of the National Housing Federation – the umbrella body for housing associations – has made clear that “We want to put supported housing on a secure and sustainable footing for the long-term and we are not confident that the new system will guarantee this.” Read more “Communities and Local Government Questions: Housing Benefit Cap”