Oxford City Council has called for urgent government action to support councils over the spiralling costs of temporary accommodation for homeless households.
Additional government grant award frees up extra City Council funding to support benefits and homelessness servicesPublished: Friday, 16th February 2018
In a last minute addition to its draft budget for 2018/19, Oxford City Council has been notified of an extra £193,000 in funding from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).
Ahead of big changes to benefits and tax credits this autumn, Oxford City Council and the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) are holding a conference tomorrow for housing, advice and support providers to get ready for Universal Credit in Oxfordshire.
Oxford City Council is pleased to have halved the number of council tax cases issued to Enforcement Agents in 2015-16. This was also the lowest figure registered in each of the preceding three years.