Housing benefit in the housing policy world has a reputation for being dry and impenetrable. This is slightly at odds with its public perception, where it is the subject of impassioned debates raging across prime time TV and the front pages. It’s an odd juxtaposition but one that underscores the tension that Shelter has often found itself navigating.
Housing benefit, much like other aspects of the housing safety net, has been subject to intensive reform in recent years. Some of … Read more