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Important info for those receiveing Universal Credit

Posted on 6 Apr 2020

 
Some important information from our Housing Team for those who receive Universal Credit:

Are you in receipt of Universal Credit? Please remember to report your rent increase via your “to do” on your journal, this must be done within the current assessment period. If you have any problems in doing this our Welfare Reform Advice Team can assist, call them on 0300 999 4606 or email welfarereformteam@north-ayrshire.gov.uk

The April increase for Universal Credit were brought forward on Friday and these will now be paid in assessment periods ending on or before Monday 6 April meaning that claimants will now see this increase in payments from  Monday 13 April onwards instead of Tuesday 12 May onwards.