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Tenants living in sheltered accommodation prior to 6 April 2015

For these tenants we will subsidise the support element of the charge until 6 April 2017.  We will not charge for the support element at all during April 2015 – March 2016, and we will only charge half of the cost for April 2016 – March 2017.

Pre April 2015 sheltered housing tenants in receipt of full housing benefit will pay:

  • £3.70 per week from 6 April 2015
  • £6.62 per week from 6 April 2016
  • £9.53 per week from 6 April 2017

Pre April 2015 sheltered housing tenants not in receipt of housing benefit will pay:

  • £7.20 per week from 6 April 2015
  • £10.12 per week from 6 April 2016
  • £13.03 per week from 6 April 2017

These new charges will replace any Supporting People charge you may currently pay for your home.

New tenants moving into sheltered accommodation on or after 6 April 2015

These tenants will pay the charges in full from the start of their sheltered housing tenancy.

New sheltered housing tenants from April 2015 in receipt of full housing benefit will pay:

  • £9.53 per week from 6 April 2015
  • £9.53 per week from 6 April 2016
  • £9.53 per week from 6 April 2017

New sheltered housing tenants from April 2015 not in receipt of full housing benefit will pay:

  • £13.03 per week from 6 April 2015
  • £13.03 per week from 6 April 2016
  • £13.03 per week from 6 April 2017