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Volume 1 of the Decision Makers Guide contains reference chapters for decision makers and professional advisers, on the interpretation of legislation relating to the general principles of decision making, work focused interviews and the staying of

Published 22 August 2019Guidance literature

Volume 6 of the Decision Makers Guide contains reference chapters for decision makers and professional advisers on the interpretation of legislation relating to Income Support and Jobseeker’s Allowance.
 

Published 22 August 2019Guidance literature

Overpayments, Recoverability, Adjustments, Civil penalties and Recoupment | Third party deductions | Deductions from Benefit | Loan interest payments paid direct to qualifying lender

Published 22 August 2019Guidance literature

This page contains the Area Analysis Report and Forum Meeting Minutes on the Doury Road pilot area within Building Successful Communities.

Published 20 August 2019Policy papers

Local Councils prompt payments report for quarter ending June 2019

Published 14 August 2019Financial plans and reports

Support for children with Income Support, Jobseeker’s Allowance and Universal Credit – two child limit

Published 13 August 2019Guidance literature

The complete list of the Departments official statistics to which the 'Pre-release Access to Official Statistics Order (Northern Ireland) 2009' applies, along with details of those receiving pre-release access.

Published 13 August 2019Statistical reports

This page contains the Area Analysis Report and Forum Meeting Minutes on the Lenadoon & Glencolin pilot area within Building Successful Communities.

Published 12 August 2019Policy papers

Volume 9 of the Decision Makers Guide contains reference chapters for decision makers and professional advisers on the interpretation of legislation relating to Employment and Support Allowance.
 

Published 06 August 2019Guidance literature

Northern Ireland Housing Bulletin January - March 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 06 August 2019Statistical reports

The administrative systems currently utilised by the Department in the production of official and National statistics.

Published 31 July 2019Statistical reports

Due to welfare changes in November 2016, employers may be asked to deduct benefit overpayments and Social Fund loans an employee owes the Department for Communities (DfC). 

This is called a Direct Earnings Attachment (DEA).

Published 31 July 2019Guidance literature

The Department invites proposals for the redevelopment of a combined site at 83-87 Castle Street / 7 Marquis Street, Belfast.  

The final date for proposals was 24 September 2019.

Published 31 July 2019Development plan/framework

Vacancies: Statistical Factsheet July 2019

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) JobCentres / Jobs &a

Published 31 July 2019Statistical reports

Benefit Cap Statistics - April 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 31 July 2019Statistical reports

Department for Communities Annual Report and Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2019.

Published 30 July 2019Corporate reports

Annual Reports for the 13 of the 15 Neighbourhood Renewal Areas in Belfast documenting the progress made against Neighbourhood Renewal objectives in 2017/18. The remaining 2 reports will follow.

Published 29 July 2019Corporate reports

This screening deals with the Interdepartmental Homelessness Action Plan 2019/20 - Year 2

Published 29 July 2019Legislation and regulations

The fact sheet provides a quarterly overview of the performance and composition of the Fund for the three months ending 30 June 2018.

Published 25 July 2019Guidance literature

Each year the Department for Communities (DfC) supports hundreds of projects through funding and grants.

Published 25 July 2019Guidance literature

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