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The NI Executive has amended the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2020 to reopen the housing market and allow activities relating to house moves to take place.&nb
The Department publishes the Annual Report which contains figures on Discretionary Support performance and expenditure. However, that report, covering the current period, is not due to be published until later in the year.
The Department, through NISRA, publishes a quarterly statistical bulletin on benefit data. The latest release of that bulletin was released on 26 August 2020 and it covers part of the current COVID-19 emergency situation.
This infographic provides a range of information on some of the work carried out by the Department since the onset of COVID-19 (16 March) until 29 November 2020 (unless otherwise noted).
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.
Capital | Capital disregards | Earned income | Unearned income | Students and Student Income
The Steps 2 Success (S2S) Statistical Bulletin provides key statistical information for the Steps 2 Success programme.
Headline statistics on engagement in culture, arts and sport: findings from the 2019/20 Continuous Household Survey.
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.
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.
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:
The Benefits Statistics Summary is released quarterly in the last week of February, May, August and November.
The Belfast Islamic Centre (BIC) is a charitable organisation established in 1978 to promote the benefit of the Muslim community in NI by promoting religion, advancing education, relieving poverty and distress and providing facilities for the protection of health and recreatio
Voice of Young People in Care (VOYPIC) and Include Youth are two leading Northern Ireland based Youth Charities that wish to create an iconic, public, visible space dedicated to children and young people in care, which welcomes a wide range of their peers to engage in youth ba
HB Memos contain further guidance on the interpretation of legislation to Housing Benefit and should be read in conjunction with the Housing Benefit Decision Makers Guide.
The Northern Ireland poverty bulletin 2018/19 was released on 14 May 2020. The proposed date of next publication will be Spring 2021.
DfC Local Government and Housing Regulation Division has prepared a template for the recording of Councillors’ and Committee Members’ Allowances funded by Councils in 2019/2020.
The Department, through NISRA, publishes a quarterly statistical bulletin on Universal Credit data. The latest release of that bulletin was released on 26 August 2020 and it covers part of the current COVID-19 emergency situation.
The fact sheet provides a quarterly overview of the performance and composition of the Fund for the three months ending 31 March 2020.