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We would like to see tax relief for landlords who let to benefits tenants

We would like to see tax relief for landlords who let to benefits...

It is very welcome news that the Chancellor has confirmed that the government will uprate benefits by inflation with an increase of 10.1%, giving families on Universal Credit a boost of £600 per year.

MPs calling for relief package to help tenants with post-pandemic rent arrears

MPs calling for relief package to help tenants with post-pandemic...

The number of tenants in arrears has tripled over the last year, leaving MPs and National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA) once again calling for a grant or loan system for renters in England,

UC advances available with 24 months to pay back

UC advances available with 24 months to pay back...

Around six million people across the UK are currently receiving Universal Credit, a financial benefit payment provided by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) intended to help those out of work or...

Cold Weather Payments

Cold Weather Payments...

What are Cold Weather Payments? Tenants facing financial hardship due to Covid-19 may be eligible for Cold Weather Payments. The Cold Weather Payment scheme runs from 1st November 2020 to 31st March 2021.

FEBRUARY FREEBIE 15-minute consultation with Caridon Landlord Solutions

FEBRUARY FREEBIE 15-minute consultation with Caridon Landlord...

Caridon Landlord Solutions is a dedicated service provider specialising in Universal Credit and Housing Benefit advice for private landlords, letting agents and housing associations. We understand that...

Lack of access to APAs forcing UC landlords to serve notice

Lack of access to APAs forcing UC landlords to serve notice...

Caridon Landlord Solutions, which provides specialist advice on Universal Credit and Housing Benefit to private landlords, letting agencies and housing associations, says that landlords with tenants in...

Lockdown finance support and options

Lockdown finance support and options...

It has been another tough start to the year for everyone, including landlords, many of whom have tenants that are unable to pay their rent in full (or at all) due to COVID-19. With many already struggling...

New How to Rent Guide for Landlords and Tenants

New How to Rent Guide for Landlords and Tenants...

Thursday 10 December 2020 MHCLG has published an updated version of the How to Rent Guide (England). This guide sets outs the rights and responsibilities of both Landlords and Tenants within the private...

More tenants than ever in receipt of Universal Credit

More tenants than ever in receipt of Universal Credit...

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, Universal Credit has become a lifeline for many households. In the first two weeks of lockdown alone there were over 500,000 claims per week, more than nine times the usual...

Report calls for reform of UC including direct payments to landlords

Report calls for reform of UC including direct payments to landlords...

Earlier this year, Caridon Landlord Solutions joined other industry experts in responding to the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee’s inquiry into the economics of Universal Credit. Following...

Preventing wider access of direct payments will be detrimental to UC tenants

Preventing wider access of direct payments will be detrimental...

This week, Secretary of State Thérèse Coffey took questions from the Economic Affairs Committee on the economics of Universal Credit.  As part of this she told MPs that she does not want to see a return...

Much faster new DWP system for direct Universal Credit payments to Landlords

Much faster new DWP system for direct Universal Credit payments...

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has now launched a new online system to allow rent payments, from tenants in receipt of Universal Credit, to be paid directly to Private Rented Sector (PRS) landlords. ...

Washing Machine Recall

Washing Machine Recall...

Whirlpool have again recalled some makes and models of Hotpoint/ Indesit/whirlpool washing machines and have added further models to the list of recalls. We would suggest that all landlords advise their...

Wading through ‘info-overload’ amidst the pandemic

Wading through ‘info-overload’ amidst the pandemic...

We understand that amidst these uncertain times, there is an enormous amount of new information being released every day. One of the things we are hearing is that, because every individual’s circumstances...

Landlords need to understand Universal Credit as tenants sign on

Landlords need to understand Universal Credit as tenants sign...

As The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) grapples with nearly one million new claimants applying for Universal Credit following the outbreak of COVID-19, Caridon Landlord Solutions, part of Caridon...

Advance Payments – Kicking the can down the street

Advance Payments – Kicking the can down the street...

This week, the final episode of the BBC2’s “Universal Credit: Inside the Welfare State” aired. Amid mounting criticism, DWP opened the door to BBC cameras. Among the various topics on the...

BBC Two’s three part-series into Universal Credit

BBC Two’s three part-series into Universal Credit...

On Tuesday 4th February we saw the first of BBC Two’s three-part series about ‘Universal Credit: Inside the Welfare State’. Universal Credit is the biggest overhaul of the welfare state in a generation.

HMO Planning Changes in Croydon

HMO Planning Changes in Croydon...

From the 28th January 2020 a new Article 4 Direction comes into force in Croydon Borough. The effect of the Article 4 Direction will mean that the conversion of houses to a small HMO (up to 6 people)...

Universal Credit: Alternative Payment Arrangements Guidance

Universal Credit: Alternative Payment Arrangements Guidance...

The Government has released guidance to providing Alternative Payment Arrangements for Universal Credit claimants who cannot manage their single monthly payment. Universal Credit (UC) is paid in a single...

Landlords unable to identify payments for UC tenants due to changes in DWP system

Landlords unable to identify payments for UC tenants due to changes...

Caridon Landlord Solutions is calling on The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) to urgently address the changes to its payment system, which have left landlords unable to identify which housing...

BBC’s Panorama Investigates Universal Credit

BBC’s Panorama Investigates Universal Credit...

65% of councils have to invest more money to tackle rent arrears For generations governments have sought to simplify the benefits system.  Universal Credit was the latest attempt, which was supposed to...

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