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Information on the decision to sell a plot of land in Ballee to Green Pastures Church

Published 30 December 2019FOI/EIR responses

Information about the Department’s governance arrangements with the N.Ireland Housing Executive

Published 30 December 2019FOI/EIR responses

The number and a list of Departmental decisions awaiting Ministerial approval

Published 30 December 2019FOI/EIR responses

Article 29 (1) of the Local Government (NI) Order 2005 confers powers on district councils in relation to emergencies.

Published 23 December 2019Circulars

This policy is to deliver a pilot mediation service for Private Rented Sector in NI. The pilot commenced in November 2019 and will run for a two year period after which a full review will be completed to see if there is a need for a permanent or enhanced service.

Published 20 December 2019Legislation and regulations

The Scheme of Emergency Financial Assistance (SEFA) is designed to aid individual householders who have suffered severe inconvenience as a result of internal flooding to their properties.

Published 20 December 2019Circulars

Department for Communities Annual Report on Decision Making and Financial Accuracy 1 January - 31 December 2018

This report focuses on two main areas; the level of decision making accuracy in social security benefits and the level of financial accuracy.

Published 20 December 2019Corporate reports

Review of Welfare Mitigation Schemes

As part of the Fresh Start Agreement the Executive allocated £585 million to ‘top-up’ the UK welfare arrangements in Northern Ireland until March 2020.

Published 19 December 2019Corporate reports

Experience of heritage by adults in Northern Ireland 2018/19

Statistics on experience of heritage: findings from the 2018/19 Continuous Household Survey.

Published 05 December 2019Statistical reports

Northern Ireland Housing Statistics 2018-19

The Northern Ireland Housing Statistics report is an annual compendium of statistics containing information on a range of areas relating to housing.

Published 03 December 2019Statistical reports

Experience of Irish and Ulster-Scots culture and heritage in Northern Ireland 2018/19

These publications include the findings from the Irish and Ulster-Scots culture and heritage modules of the 2018/19 Continuous Household Survey.

Published 28 November 2019Statistical reports

Steps 2 Success Statistical Bulletin - October 2014 to September 2019

The Steps 2 Success (S2S) Statistical Bulletin provides key statistical information for the Steps 2 Success programme.

Published 28 November 2019Statistical reports

The Advisory Board is responsible for providing advice to the Department for Communities, at its request, on the desirability of making changes to the LGPS (NI). The minutes of the LGPS (NI) Advisory Board are available below.

Published 28 November 2019Agendas and minutes

The Terms of Reference set the purpose, constitution and administrative arrangements for the Local Government Pension Scheme (NI) Advisory Board. The Terms of Reference are available below.

Published 28 November 2019Guidance literature

Personal Independence Payment Statistics - August 2019

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 27 November 2019Statistical reports

Benefit Cap Statistics - August 2019

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 27 November 2019Statistical reports

Benefits Statistics Summary Publication (National Statistics) - August 2019

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

Published 27 November 2019Statistical reports

Universal Credit Statistics - August 2019

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 27 November 2019Statistical reports

Northern Ireland Housing Bulletin April - June 2019

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 26 November 2019Statistical reports

Northern Ireland Housing Bulletin July - September 2019

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 26 November 2019Statistical reports

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