domestic violence

domestic violence

Britain’s biggest landlord now only considers those who can provide a rent guarantee

09 January, 20170 Comments
It has recently come to light that Fergus Wilson, Britain’s biggest landlord, has banned “battered wives” from his properties because he does not want to risk ex-husbands or boyfriends returning to destroy his rental accommodation. Wilson, who runs a lucrative property empire in Kent, has recently stated that he will no longer accept victims of domestic
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DWP will rule on Universal Credit direct payment exceptions

12 February, 20130 Comments
The Local support services framework for the upcoming welfare reform states that it will be up to the Department for Work and Pensions to make exceptions to normal payment rules; e.g. paying the housing element of Universal Credit of landlords. In most cases Universal Credit will be paid to the claimant, on a monthly basis.
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