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Robert Black argues that housing benefit reform can make a real difference to quality of life

Controversy over the the bedroom tax is clouding other equally important housing issues

David Ogivie says MPs are right to criticise welfare reforms for failing people with housing support needs

Katrina Hamilton explains why Blackwood has set up a welfare reform project to provide peace of mind for both tenants and landlord

Dunedin Canmore has learnt valuable lessons in how to support tenants to pay their own rent under Universal Credit

The housing bill has many pros but a few cons too, says Shelter Scotland's Fiona King.

Andy Milne, chief executive of Scotland's Independent Regeneration Network (Surf), sees grounds for optimism in MSPs report on Scotland's regeneration strategy

It's official: the bedroom tax is unworkable, probably costs more than it sets out to save and hits the most vulnerable hardest.