Rent debts mount in Torfaen universal credit pilot
A leading economist says changes to housing benefits will result in a need for increased government spending on advice and support for tenants.
Under Universal Credit - the scheme to overhaul the benefits system - benefits will be paid to tenants rather than landlords.
But figures from a pilot project in Torfaen show tenants are going into arrears because they are struggling to cope with the changes.
Helen Callaghan examines the issue - see more on The Wales Report with Huw Edwards on BBC One Wales on Wednesday, 23 October 2013 at 22:35 BST.
23 Oct 2013