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Social Security Benefits: Private Rented Housing

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN HL1861, tabled on 10 October 2017

To ask Her Majesty's Government what proportion of the private rented sector is affordable to those on Housing Benefit or Universal Credit.

Answered on

17 October 2017

This information is not available. Affordability is dependent on many factors, for example rent levels in the area the claimant lives, the size of their household and other sources of income they may receive in addition to their housing benefit or universal credit entitlement.