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Is Welfare Reform Working? Impacts on working age tenants

Eileen Herden,  Anne Power,  Bert Provan,  March 2015
Paper No' CASEreport 90: Full paper (pdf) | Summary (pdf) | Extended paper (pdf) | Overview (pdf)
Tags: social housing; tenants; welfare; reform; employment; housing association; hailo


This report presents evidence on whether the aim of moving people who are dependent on benefits into work has been achieved, and considers three important questions: Are welfare reforms encouraging tenants into work or to work more? What are the main barriers to work for out of work tenants or tenants who want to work more? Why are many social housing tenants not working?