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    Support Solutions UK

    27b Harmire Enterprise Park, Barnard Castle, DL12 8BN

    Tel: 01325 487080 – Mob: 07968 142394

    Meet our highly skilled and experienced team of experts.

    Danny Key BA MCIH – Director

    Danny has successfully assisted numerous organisations in significantly increasing their proper housing and support revenue entitlements. This includes constructing claims, undertaking appeals, rent setting, review and reallocation. He has been extraordinarily successful in optimising organisations’ finances and improving the quality, cost-effectiveness and efficiency of their Housing Benefits revenue management.

    He is increasingly recognised as a national authority on Housing Benefits Regulations and has appeared for clients at numerous Tribunals and Social Security Commissioner’s hearings.

    Danny is increasingly involved in work with private capital providers investing in supported and sheltered housing.

    Kris Key BSc – Revenue Consultant

    Kris has particular expertise in Housing Benefits Regulations and the optimisation of revenue streams in general. He provides a significant element of the “back office” work associated with Housing Benefits optimisation. Kris has strong IT and technical skills which are geared to the needs of our sector.

    Steven Walton MBA

    Steven is a focused and innovative Housing Consultant with a demonstrated history of working in the Social Housing sector for approximately 18 years. Specialising in Housing Management, ASB and Neighbourhood Safety Management and Older Persons Housing and Care Services.


    Steven also advises on the structural compliance of Supported Housing arrangements, rent setting and liaising with the local Housing Benefit Administration Authority.

    Liam Bradley LL.B  PG Dip – Legal Representative

    Liam has previously worked for a housing and welfare benefits charity providing free legal advice on debt, housing and welfare benefit issues. He has successfully defended many clients in possession proceedings concerning tenants in local authority accommodation and applications involving mortgage providers. He also has significant experience in negotiation and a strong belief that it is better to achieve the right outcome through consent as a first resort.

    Liam has worked as a consultant to a number of housing associations and their providers of supported accommodation. He has also successfully represented landlords at Residential Property Tribunals in relation to Licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation, Prohibition Orders and Improvement Notices in proceedings against local authorities.

    Liam also has significant experience in representing individuals and landlords for housing benefit appeals in the Social Entitlement Chamber with a strong focus on appeals concerning “exempt accommodation”.

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    Customer endorsement

    Support Solutions UK help Cumbria Community Homes with technical consultancy and advice in terms of their structural framework. We are also responsible for constructing their rent and service charges.

    Recently Cumbria Community Homes commented "Thanks Danny we couldn't have done it without you. Your knowledge and expertise in the sector is amazing. You go above and beyond for us. No better partner to help us grow. We will be forever grateful."

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