The Universal Credit Nightmare has barely started rolling out when I spotted a shock to all homeowners hidden in the depths of the document. It seems that the hardworking taxpaying person who has their own home could be in for hell of a jolt, and
potentially risk losing their homes should they fall on hard times, such as lose a job, become ill. So like a manic cat I sent off FOI to the DWP for clarification. it has took me a few conversations to clarify the response as usual that was as clear as mud.
When I received my reply I was right, many those who make a new claim who already own their own homes will not be eligible to claim UC (Universal Credit) but will instead have to claim ESA, JSA , IS.
If you are already on ESA and migrate to Universal Credit you will still be eligible…
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