LHA payment query

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Castleby
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I have a strange situation.

I have a young man ready to move into a flat. He is on LHA and disablity.

Normally, we expect a cash payment up front of deposit, administration fee and first months' rent.

Obviously with LHA, this is paid four weeks in arrears.

However, this young guy is quite leen (and in fact eager) to hand over deposit, administration fee and first months' rent.

Am I allowed to accept this, or would that first months' rent be classed somehow as a deposit?

If I took it, then the LHA would be covering the 4 week period after they council make the payment, somehow this seems wrong.

Any advice please.

27/09/2011 00:00

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