Important action for residents receiving Universal Credit

Following the letter we sent all residents in February 2019 regarding the changes to rent from 1 April, all residents who claim Universal Credit will need to inform the DWP of this change to their housing costs.

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It is your responsibility to let the DWP know about any rent and service charge changes via your Universal Credit journal.

The DWP will be posting a reminder from 3 April 2019.

Simply look for the message from the DWP asking you:

  • Has your rent or service charge changed?
  • Do you wish to report any other changes to your housing?
  • When did your rent or service charge change?

    …then follow the prompts.

For more information regarding this DWP requirement visit:

If you have any questions please call us on 01202 319119.