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The Private Tenancies Bill follows on from the Departments consultation on firm proposals for change and will include measures to improve the safety, security and quality of the Private Rented Sector.

Published 01 July 2021Legislation and regulations

The DfC Disability Action Plan sets out how the Department proposes to fulfil the duties under Section 49A of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 in relation to its functions, for the period 2020-2024.

Published 28 June 2021Corporate reports

DfC Local Government and Housing Regulation Division has now prepared an updated Accounts Direction for the appropriate form and content of accounts for Northern Ireland District Councils.

Published 25 June 2021Circulars

Summary evaluation report based on evaluations submitted by councils regarding Community Festivals Fund outcomes.

Published 24 June 2021Corporate reports

This document provides further information on the Historic Environment Record of Northern Ireland (HERoNI). It contains an overview of the extensive collections held in HERoNI and describes the history, purpose and uses of the Record.

Published 18 June 2021Guidance literature

Northern Ireland Child Maintenance Service Statistics: Data to March 2021 (experimental)

This quarterly publication provides an overview on the performance of the Child Maintenance Service in Northern Ireland. This publication contains information up to the quarter ending March 2021.

Published 16 June 2021Statistical reports

The Department’s Equality Scheme includes a commitment to the development of an Equality Action Plan (EAP) which relates to the Department’s specific functions and aims to promote equality of opportunity and good relations by taking actions to address inequalities.

Published 15 June 2021Business plans

Personal Independence Payment is a new benefit replacing Disability Living Allowance for people aged 16 to 64 years. Personal Independence Payment and Disability Living Allowance cannot be claimed at the same time.

Published 10 June 2021Guidance literature

Help towards some of the extra costs you might have because of a long-term health condition or disability.

Published 10 June 2021Guidance literature

The Historic Environment Fund 2021-22 aim is to ‘help communities to enjoy and realise the value of the historic environment’. The funding initiative seeks to generate third party action to conserve heritage.

Published 10 June 2021Legislation and regulations

This report is the Executive’s Child Poverty Annual Report 2020-21 – a report to the Assembly as required by Article 12(7) of the Life Chances Act 2010.

Published 09 June 2021Corporate reports

The Department’s review of the Affordable Warmth Scheme has identified proposals for change which have the potential to increase access to grants and make the process more streamlined and these proposals were then subject to a public consultation.

Published 08 June 2021Legislation and regulations

The COVID-19 Heating Payment Scheme will provide individuals who are in receipt of specified benefits with financial assistance in recognition of the additional costs arising as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published 03 June 2021Legislation and regulations

This document provides a summary of the range of initiatives and interventions the Department for Communities provided in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published 28 May 2021Corporate reports

Northern Ireland Housing Bulletin January - March 2021

The Northern Ireland Housing Bulletin is a quarterly bulletin containing information on new housing starts and completions, homelessness, the NI House Price Index and new house sales and prices.

Published 27 May 2021Statistical reports

Digest of statistics for the Public Record Office 2019/20

This publication brings together key statistics on the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland.

Published 27 May 2021Statistical reports

Benefit Cap Statistics - February 2021

The Benefit Cap is a limit on the total amount of benefit that working-age people can receive. From 31 May 2016, the amount a household could receive in benefit income was limited to £26,000 per annum.

Published 26 May 2021Statistical reports

Personal Independence Payment Statistics - February 2021

Personal Independence Payment (PIP) is a new benefit replacing Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for people aged between 16 to 64 years. PIP and DLA cannot be claimed at the same time. PSU have compiled statistics on the following within PIP:

Published 26 May 2021Statistical reports

Benefits Statistics Summary Publication (National Statistics) - February 2021

The Benefits Statistics Summary is released quarterly in the last week of February, May, August and November.

Published 26 May 2021Statistical reports

Universal Credit Statistics - February 2021

Universal Credit is a new payment to help support households that are out of work or are on a low income. Universal Credit was introduced in Northern Ireland on a phased geographical basis from 27 September 2017.

Published 26 May 2021Statistical reports

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