Proposed NI Housing Benefit changes could has reprecussions for parents – Durkan

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The introduction of new housing benefit legislation in Northern Ireland could have a catastrophic effect for younger parents with shared access.
The piece of legislation has already been passed in England and would see a drastic reduction in housing benefit for people under 35, forcing them to enter into shared accomodation,  rather than giving them a place of their own where they can bring a child.
Foyle MLA Mark H Durkan has said this legislation may work in London, but it won’t work in Derry….

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