This page summarises the key developments, announcements and documents related to the funding of supported housing from the past number of years and the work Homeless Link has been doing with its members on this issue over that time.
Earlier funding announcements
Homeless Link hears from a number of members about how the application of the LHA cap would affect their services.
An announcement of one year delay in applying 1% rent reduction to the supported housing sector until April 2017.
The Government announces its intention to apply the Local Housing Allowance (LHA) rate to social housing, including supported housing. The rate will apply from April 2018 to any tenancy signed on, or after, 1st April 2016.
The Summer Budget announces a 1% annual rent reduction for social landlords until 2020 and Homeless Link begins to gather information from its members to demonstrate the potential impact.
The Government announces supported housing will continue to be funded outside of the Universal Credit system.
The Coalition Government launches a consultation on housing benefit and the supported housing sector.
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