Work and Pensions Committee - Second Report
Changes to Housing Benefit announced in the June 2010 Budget

Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 15 December 2010.


Terms of Reference


1 Introduction

2 Housing Benefit costs

3 Potential for rent shortfalls

4 Impact on different household types

5 Potential risk of evictions and homelessness

6 Transitional arrangements and Discretionary Housing Payments

Increase in Discretionary Housing Payments

Transitional arrangements

7 The Private Rental Sector and responses to the proposed reforms

8 Addressing barriers to work in the Housing Benefit system


List of conclusions and recommendations

Formal Minutes


List of printed written evidence

List of additional written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

Oral and Written Evidence
20 October 2010
3 November 2010
Written Evidence
Additional Written Evidence (unprinted)

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