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Universal Credit: The Housing Element (London)

Dienstag, 28 Januar '20   10:00 – 16:15 GMT
Resource For London, 356 Holloway Road, London, N7 6PA


This course, run in partnership with national housing charity Shelter, provides a complete introduction to and overview of the Universal Credit Housing Element including how entitlement is worked out, claimed and paid.

By the end of the course participants will:

  • Be aware of the basic eligibility conditions for Universal Credit (UC);
  • Understand the liability for housing costs rules for the UC Housing Element;
  • Know how different types of rent are treated within the UC Housing Element;
  • Have gained an understanding of the treatment of income and capital rules within UC Housing Element;
  • Be clear about service charges, non-dependant deductions and the under occupancy rules within UC Housing Element;
  • Understand the temporary absence and two homes rules in UC Housing Element;
  • Understand the definition of specified supported accommodation and when tenants can continue to get Housing Benefit;
  • Be aware of how changes in circumstances affect UC and the Housing Element and how to deal with overpayments;
  • Understand how the UC Housing Element is calculated for people in and out of work.
  • Have access to any course-related question for 12 months after the course.

Refreshments included.

This course is authorised to 5.5hrs CPD equivalence to solicitors by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

Please read the attached Terms & Conditions (BTC Terms) before reserving a place. Booking online means that you have read and accepted our terms.

Any further questions, please contact ali@benefitstraining.co.uk



Standard booking rate (£150 + VAT)

Community groups with 5 or fewer paid staff should contact us for a discount code before booking.
£150.00 + MwSt


Resource For London
356 Holloway Road
N7 6PA