Briefing: housing benefit in Scotland
By: Shelter Scotland Published: November 2010
Briefing exploring the impact of the cuts to housing benefit in Scotland.
- Housing benefit in Scotland (PDF 187.7 KB)
If the proposed 2011 changes to housing benefit are implemented, in Scotland the highest average loss for a two-bedroom home by local authority is £69 per month. Across Scotland, 22 out of 28 local authorities face an average loss of £30 or more.
This briefing explores the impact of the housing benefit cuts. A full list of local authorities in Scotland is included, showing the impact of these changes on your constituents. A full timetable of all the housing benefit changes being proposed is also included.