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how long are we at risk of housing benefit being snatched back?
I evicted a tenant about 7 weeks ago. I am preparing the case to pursue her guarantor for posses

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nicest landlord
07/03/2017 09:21

Housing Benefit Over Payment
Good Afternoon, do you have a template letter, for a landlord to appeal against paying overpayme

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Landlord Advice Team
28/12/2016 10:22

Housing Benefit
My tenant moved out without informing me or returning the keys. I found out that the tenant had left

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ANDREW_218
07/06/2016 22:54

increasing rent for tenants on housing benefit
Can I get away with using Section13 notice to increase rent for tenants on housing benefit without

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Hythe man
22/04/2016 10:25

Please Help! Short Survey for Landlords of Residential Lets about your EPCs.
I need your help! I need more responses for my dissertation questionnaire and would appreciate anyon

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Nicholas
31/07/2015 15:01

how long to work out top up?
I have a tenant who started working 16 hours per week. Great. 10 weeks ago. She claims that she st

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nice guy
26/04/2015 21:18

LhA
I may of ask this a while ago but forgive me. I think the housing benefit rules changed a while ago

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PMC PROPERTIES
02/04/2015 22:33

Repayment
Can somebody please confirm if I get paid LHA and tenant is caught committing benefit fraud will the

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Hythe man
13/03/2015 11:50

Housing Benefit tenant moved without giving notice
Hi,can you kindly advise what process I need to follow for a possible abandonment. I received a lett

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Landlord Advice Team
07/02/2014 09:20

Anyone know Manchester LHA rates from April?
Most areas seem to have published next financial year LHA rates but Manchester was not on the VOA li

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nice guy
06/02/2014 22:13

Housing Benefit Underpayment
I have a tenant a single Mum with 2 children who should be entitled to a 2 bed rate 150 per week an

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how2manage
27/11/2013 18:15

how to structure tenancy agreements
Does anyone know the best way to structure these tenancy agreements to maximise LHA payment ?

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ZTA
26/11/2013 10:50

Proof of occupancy
Tenants have left without notice, but were resident at the end of May. They have claimed housing ben

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ZTA
23/07/2013 15:45

reduction in housing benefit
I have taken on a new tenant with the HB being paid direct to me, and the HB has been reduced by 10

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Ray D
06/06/2013 11:17

birmingham city council benefit overpayment
is there any way that this can be taken from the tenants future benefit entitlement?

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Landlord Advice Team
24/04/2013 11:27

Can Local Authority Claim Overpayments from Me (Landlord
I have had a letter from my Local Authority asking for a 2700 overpayment regarding a current tenan

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centurygrove
15/04/2013 13:49

Overpayment of Housing Benefit by Maladministration
Dear Sirs, I receive Housing Benefit (LHA) payments directly in respect of a tenant who has pre

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Isaro
28/03/2013 13:30

help possible under payment
My council has written to me almost a month ago cancelling a tenancy in line with a letter I wrote t

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Landlord Advice Team
30/12/2012 00:00

Council Demand Repayment from Landlord who told them!
Dear Helpdesk, Immediately I suspected my tenant was working I spoke to him. He accepted he had

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Landlord Advice Team
29/09/2012 00:00

benefit fraud
My tenant has not informed the benefits agency that her partner has been living with her for around

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Landlord Advice Team
16/08/2012 00:00

housing benefit fraud
The person renting my house has been cought for fraudelently claiming housing benefit and my rent pa

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PMC PROPERTIES
13/08/2012 00:00

overpaid housing benefit to tenant
Hi I have received a letter from the housing benefit office notifying me that my tenant has be

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Member
15/02/2012 00:00

HB Paid to tenant after Council were informed about arrears!
HB continued to pay tenant for many months after I advised about arrears! I read [I think

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ZTA
08/01/2012 00:00

HB advised 8 weeks in Arrears & sent Balance Sheet. Tenant advised only 2 weeks in arrears & got ren
HB advised 8 weeks in Arrears & sent Balance Sheet. Tenant advised only 2 weeks in arrears & got ren

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ZTA
08/01/2012 00:00

LHA Overpayment Reclaim
Hi, The council has issued a claim for repayment of overpayment of benefit because the tenant h

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Landlord Advice Team
19/11/2011 00:00

HB overpayment
Hi, I have a tenant on HB. The HB used To be paid to him, and he then paid me. During this per

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Lenny
05/11/2011 00:00

Tenant left
A tenant has left a property without my knowledge and now housing benefit are trying to recover rent

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Play hard but be fair
24/09/2011 00:00

Obtaining a new tennant
An ex-tenant has recontacted me for a property to rent. She has been living at her boyfriends ho

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Landlord Advice Team
31/05/2011 00:00

LHA Reclaim by Council
Hi, I have received a leter from the council stating that they will be making a weekly deductio

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Ray D
16/05/2011 00:00

lha under 35
I see that the lha rates for under 35 year olds for single rooom rate will now be introduced on the

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Vivien
15/05/2011 00:00

Housing benefit
do you know who's responsibility it is to let the housing benefit department know that a tenant

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Defender
18/03/2011 00:00

DP Act & tracing ex-tenants
I have a problem with a tenant who has left a property without leaving a forwarding address. F

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Landlord Advice Team
17/02/2011 00:00

Clawback
David - Hi, thanks for your answer to my question regarding Clause 101 clawback of May 201

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dave a
12/02/2011 00:00

Tuxedo Account How does it work for Housing Benifit?
Hello, Can any one tell me how the TUXEDO account works for a housing benifit tenant to make payment

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Jim_465
31/01/2011 00:00

Housing Benefit deductions
Our tenant was overpaid housing benefit while with another landlord. The council is now deducting 1

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Dhami
08/12/2010 00:00

housing benefits
We have had several tenants who have claimed housing benefit, paid directly to them, they did not pa

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John Mountfield
08/12/2010 00:00

4 Leslie Street, Tonge Moor, Bolton
I need some advice about housing benefit payments when a tenant gets taken in to custody. Bolto

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Landlord Advice Team
26/11/2010 00:00

LHA tenants
Hi I am a new landlord looking to rent my 2 bedroom house. I have a lady who is interested in

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Member
18/11/2010 00:00

Proof that tenant is still in the property
Dear Sirs, We are going through a possession process under section 21. Notice was served correc

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Landlord Advice Team
04/11/2010 00:00

35 single room
I am renting a to a 31 year old single girl who s on lha. At the moment she is entitled to a one bed

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jesper
29/10/2010 00:00
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