Benefits capped for families
A BENEFITS cap has been imposed on 19 families in Rossendale over the last year, new figures have revealed.
The latest Department for Work and Pensions figures show that between September 2018 and August this year, 19 families had their housing benefits docked in Rossendale.
Most were single parents with children.
Housing charity Shelter has warned that households are being ‘tipped into homelessness’ up and down the country.