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End ‘secret’ discrimination against those on housing benefit

A recent research has uncovered that a staggering eight out of 10 landlords in Belfast do not accept tenants who are in receipt of housing benefit. This comes despite a ruling stating that discrimination against tenants in receipt of benefits was ‘unlawful and discriminatory’. OpenRent an online letting agent has stated that landlords are permitted [...]

August 29th, 2020|Comments Off on End ‘secret’ discrimination against those on housing benefit

Assembly increase their own expenses

MLAs have increased salaries for staff by 46% as well as increasing allowances for running their constituency offices from £4,900 to £7,000 per year. Payments will be backdated to 1st April. The changes unsurprisingly were supported by the DUP, Sinn Fein and the SDLP. This could in effect cost the taxpayers an extra £4.2m every [...]

August 29th, 2020|Comments Off on Assembly increase their own expenses