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Furlough scheme is ending

2021 - September, Latest news

The Furlough scheme was introduced by the Government in Spring 2020 to help employers avoid making their employees redundant during the lockdown.

This scheme is due to close at the end of September 2021.

It is expected that some employers will now need to make redundancies or cut hours for employees once the scheme closes.

If you are a PA Housing customer and suffer a loss of employment or reduced income, we have several services available that could help:

  • If you are concerned about paying your rent, please call our Income Team on 0300 123 2221, option 3, then option  2, who will be able to offer any support needed.
  • If you would like to check whether you are entitled to claim Welfare Benefits, you can access a Benefits Calculator on our website or  My PA, our online portal.
  • If you need assistance to make a claim, our Tenancy Sustainment team can help; please call us or email us

Money Support

Our partners, Money Advice Plus, offer free, confidential debt advice and budgeting service to PA customers.  These services can be accessed by emailing us , sending a message through our online portal, My PA, or by calling 0300 123 2221.

Employment Support

We also can help you access work through some of our employment partners. So it doesn’t matter whether you’ve recently lost your job, have been out of work for some time, are looking to change careers, or for a different role. We can help support you. Depending on what works best for you, this could be face to face 121 support, group training, helping you to start your own business, as well as on-demand online support. We may well have the solution. Find out more online or email us:

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