To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
(1) what proportion of universal credit claimants have a payment made directly to their landlord;
(2) what the value is of payments made directly to landlords for universal credit claimants in (a) total and (b) each local authority.
The information requested is not currently available.
As outlined in the strategy, officials are currently quality assuring data for UC therefore it is not yet possible to give a definitive list of what statistics will be provided in the future. These statistics however will be published in accordance with the relevant protocols in the Code of Practice for Official Statistics.
The latest official experimental statistics on UC can be found at: