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The Department for Communities invites applications for the appointment of a Member to the Board of USEL.

Published 27 August 2020Forms

Northern Ireland Housing Bulletin April - June 2020

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 August 2020Statistical reports

Steps 2 Success Statistical Bulletin - October 2014 to June 2020

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

Published 27 August 2020Statistical reports

Personal Independence Payment Statistics - May 2020

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 August 2020Statistical reports

Benefits Statistics Summary Publication (National Statistics) - May 2020

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

Published 26 August 2020Statistical reports

Benefit Cap Statistics - May 2020

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 August 2020Statistical reports

Universal Credit Statistics - May 2020

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 August 2020Statistical reports

The NI Heritage Statistics document was recorded on 31 March 2019 and sets out how Northern Ireland’s historic environment contributes to our prosperity, progress and personality.  It demonstrates, with reference to case studies, that our heritage has a wide, positi

Published 20 August 2020Research and analysis

The European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages (the Charter) is a Council of Europe Treaty signed by the UK on 2 March 2000 and ratified on 27 March 2001. The Charter came into force on 1 July 2001.

Published 18 August 2020Guidance literature

As part of the Department’s work to implement Fresh Start policy the DfC Fresh Start team is working with four sporting partners - the Irish FA, Ulster Rugby, GAA and Belfast Giants, to develop a pilot programme which aims to use the universal appeal of sport to provide

Published 18 August 2020Legislation and regulations

The Five Cs Project is a Public Realm scheme which aims to enhance several areas within Belfast city centre which have recently seen, or will soon see, significant private sector investment in surrounding buildings, but where the streetscape is poor and in need of upgrading.&n

Published 17 August 2020Policy papers

The COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent closure of all non-essential retail has had a devastating effect on the vitality of town and city centres across Northern Ireland.

Published 14 August 2020Legislation and regulations

Universal Credit is a payment for people over the age of 18 and under State Pension age who are on a low income or out of work. Some people on Universal Credit can get help with up to 85% of their childcare costs.

Published 11 August 2020Guidance literature

These Regulations provide specific protection for pension schemes and the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) during a moratorium pursuant to the Insolvency (Northern Ireland) Order 1989.

Published 03 August 2020Legislation and regulations

Engagement in culture, arts and sport by young people in Northern Ireland 2019

Headline statistics on engagement in culture, arts and sport by young people from Northern Ireland: findings from the 2019 Young Persons' Behaviour and Attitudes Survey.

Published 30 July 2020Statistical reports

Vacancies: Statistical Bulletin 2019/20 Financial Year

This statistical bulletin has been produced by the Department for Communities.

Published 29 July 2020Statistical reports

Vacancies: Statistical Factsheet July 2020

This Statistical Fact Sheet, which is published three times a year (along with a more detailed annual bulletin), presents key information on employment vacancies which have been notified to the Department for Communities (DfC).

Published 29 July 2020Statistical reports

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 28 July 2020Circulars

The Department for Communities (DfC) is investing £10.6 m in the Capital Covid-19 Recovery Revitalisation Scheme which is being used in larger town and city centres.  In addition, £5m is being provided by the Department for Infrastructure (DfI) to develop Blue

Published 27 July 2020Guidance literature

The Department for Communities developed the Access and Inclusion programme in 2018/19 with the aim of providing funding targeted at improving accessibility to arts and cultural venues across Northern Ireland for people with disabilities.

Published 21 July 2020Legislation and regulations

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