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Families in social housing 'could be better off with budgeting lessons'

5 October 2021
A financial training scheme, run by Santander Bank and the Citizen's Advice Bureau for families in social housing, made 78% of participants change their spending behavior. ... read more »

Big Lottery Fund project 'could help financially vulnerable find a bank account'

23 August 2021
A new project under the Big Lottery Fund will aim to make more people in social housing more 'financially aware', it has been announced. ... read more »

Scotland brings in law to protect tenants in arrears

14 August 2021
A new law has been brought in by the Government in Scotland designed to protect social housing tenants from being evicted if they've fallen into rent arrears, Credit Today reports. ... read more »

Proposed cuts to housing benefit spark debt fears

17 September 2010
Two thirds of social landlords have expressed their concern about the proposed cuts to housing benefit - saying they will lead to `an increase in bad debt on their balance sheets`, The Chartered Institute of Housing`s UK housing panel`s latest quarterly survey has revealed.... read more »

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