social landlords

social landlords

Department for Work and Pensions seeks views on sharing Universal Credit claimant information

21 October, 20140 Comments
The Department for Work and Pensions has opened a consultation seeking views on sharing Universal Credit claimant information with social landlords and local authorities. The scheme would help landlords assess and provide support to their tenants in relation to managing their finances. Marketing Intelligence Consultant at all pay (the public sector payment specialist) Ross Macmillan,
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ICO say Social Landlords need to do more to protect tenants’ sensitive data

24 February, 20140 Comments
A recent report by the Information Commissioners Office has found that social landlords need to do more to protect their tenants’ data. Based on the findings from 9 visits and 4 audits of Housing Associations and “Arm’s-length management organisations”, the ICO found that social landlords need to improve their policies and procedures regarding data sharing,
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Landlords denied Universal Credit Pilot results…

02 November, 20120 Comments
  The Department for Work and Pensions has been criticised after revealing it will not tell landlords how well its universal credit pilots are working until next year. Six pilot projects are currently running across the country to test the direct payment of benefit to tenants instead of to landlords. The projects, which run until
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