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Resident or occupant?
I have a dispute with Durham CC involving a benefit claimant who abandoned the property. i correc

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Landlord Advice Team
19/11/2018 12:48

Tenant passed away, partner remains
I got advice last week on a case I have. The tenant who I thought was alone has died, her partne

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Views: 159
09/11/2018 08:23

Getting HB tenant to pay rent in advance
Of my housing benefit tenants I have just one who I still allow to pay the rent in arrears rather

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Views: 157
26/09/2018 10:03

Repayment of Housing Benefit
The local council are demanding a repayment of 2 weeks housing benefit paid on behalf of a tenant

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Views: 684
Arthur R
20/01/2018 11:11

A tenant of mine was imprisoned and I understood that if someone was sent to prison (he had not b

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Views: 846
05/12/2017 13:25

Housing benefit tenants who want them?
I am taking a long hard look at the my target tenants. Until 5 years ago 80% of my tenants

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Views: 1,091
nicest landlord
28/09/2017 13:19

benefit fraud
Can somebody please tell me if I get paid rent and the tenant is caught committing benefit fraud

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Views: 1,400
12/05/2017 20:19

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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Views: 2,011
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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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

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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02/04/2015 22:33

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

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Views: 2,520
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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Views: 3,341
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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Views: 3,375
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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Views: 3,529
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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Views: 3,774
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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Views: 3,623
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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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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Views: 4,041
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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Views: 3,933
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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Views: 3,871
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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Views: 4,222
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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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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Views: 3,803
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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Views: 4,542
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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Views: 3,854
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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Views: 4,299
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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Views: 4,007
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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Views: 4,105
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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Views: 4,548
Landlord Advice Team
17/02/2011 00:00

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

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Views: 4,108
dave a
12/02/2011 00:00
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