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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

Our historic environment provides authentic and attractive places which increase our pride, character and identity, lead to improved wellbeing and community engagement, and to prosperity through tourism, investment, skills, regeneration and creativity.

Published 24 July 2019Guidance literature

Local government circular LG 21/19 - Scheme of Emergency Financial Assistance (SEFA) to District Councils - Flooding 20 July - 20 August 2019

Published 22 July 2019Circulars

This corporate identity guide offers guidance on how to use the Department for Communities identity through colours, logos and formatting.

Published 19 July 2019Guidance literature

Conditions of Entitlement | Assessment for PIP | Hospitals, Similar Institutions & Care Homes | Payability Exceptions | Transitional Provisions | Good Reason

Published 16 July 2019Guidance literature

Principles of Decision Making and Evidence | Claims | Revision | Supersession, Suspension and Termination | Appeals | Staying

Published 16 July 2019Guidance literature

The delivery of shared housing is now an action in the Draft Programme for Government 2016 - 2021, and the Department for Communities is committed to delivering approx. 200 shared social housing units per year as part of the Social Housing Development Programme.

Published 10 July 2019Guidance literature

This guidance is for all healthcare professionals who complete medical (factual) reports for the Department for Communities (DfC) or their Assessment Providers.  It gives advice on how patients can be supported through the sharing of information.

Published 10 July 2019Guidance literature

Equalising pensions for the effect of unequal Guaranteed Minimum Pensions.

Guidance to assist occupational pension schemes on the use of the Guaranteed Minimum Pensions (GMP) conversion legislation.

Published 08 July 2019Guidance literature

Terms and Conditions for the payment of Civil Contingencies Grant 2019/20 (Q1 2019/20)

Published 05 July 2019Circulars

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