Number of housing benefit claimants has soared

New Statesman: The latest figures from the Department for Work and Pensions show that the number of housing benefit claimants rose by 40,526 to 5.1 million in the year to May … read more

Housing Benefit (HB) national statistics published on 14 August 2013 update previously published national statistics and relate to the period November 2008 to May 2013. DWP figures documents