The Welfare Reform and Work Act (2016) introduces some changes to the benefit caps
A benefit cap sets a maximum amount of benefit a household can receive each year.
You may be exempt from these caps on your benefit if you also get one of the following:
The benefit caps will change in Autumn 2016.
If you will be affected by these new benefit caps, the DWP will write to you to let you know.
For more information about the benefit cap changes please visit the Gov.uk website.