The Welfare Reform Act of 2012 brought in the 'most radical reform of the Welfare State since it first began'.
Cassiltoun believe that a mitigation strategy is important for two reasons:
Ensuring that benefit incomes are maximised and that all debts are minimized is vital to the sustainment of the local community and assists with the alleviation of poverty and elements of exclusion.
Since 2011, Cassiltoun Housing Association have been preparing for Welfare Reform. This has been through responding to consultations on the Regulations, feeding into industry wide preparations and reviewing internal business and operation plans.