Joint Briefing: Universal Credit

By: Heather Spurr  Published: November 2017


Summary

Shelter is a co-signatory to this joint briefing on Universal Credit alongside Centrepoint, St Mungo's and Homeless Link.

As four leading homelessness and housing charities, we support the principles behind Universal Credit. Yet we are concerned that Universal Credit in its current form is not working for people who have experiences, or are at risk of homelessness. If problems with the new system are not addressed they will lead to significantly increased hardship for this group.

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