Following our first 'Landlords Guide to Universal Credit' session hosted by the DWP we are please to provide some useful links for landlords and agents to help them better understand and manage tenants in receipt of UC payments.

These links provide a first stop for Landlord guides to UC, Alternative Payment Arrangements, Landlord newsletters and much more:

 

Universal Credit & Landlords on gov.uk:      

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/universal-credit-and-rented-housing--2

 

Landlord Newsletter

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/universal-credit-landlord-engagement-newsletters

 

The New UC site: Understanding Universal Credit

Understanding universal credit.- universal credit and landlords

 

Guidance for Third Party Deductions (including rent arrears) – This includes how to request electronic payment statements which we discussed

Deductions from benefit scheme guidance for creditors