This report provides updated results based on April 2021 datasets and takes into consideration the latest developments in welfare policy.
This is the latest release in the series: Universal Credit, Council Tax Reduction scheme and rent arrears in Wales
The report focuses on the impact of COVID-19 on the Council Tax Reduction Scheme (CTRS), council tax reduction awards and council tax arrears in Wales.
Conclusions show COVID-19 has increased CTRS caseload and the total value of CTRS reductions. It has also had an impact on council tax arrears in certain local authorities in Wales.
The report also projects the impact of the pandemic as at April 2022.
Understanding the impact of COVID-19 on the Council Tax Reduction Scheme in Wales , file type: PDF, file size: 1 MB
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