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Changes to housing benefit


The Government is making the biggest change to the benefits system for more than 60 years. This will include changes to housing benefit.


Benefit changes​​


​Making a claim​

New claims of housing​ benefit

​Backdated claims

Making a backdated claim

​What housing benefit pays for​

What housing benefit covers

​How housing benefit is paid​​

How the payments are paid

Overpayment

Telling the Council of an overpayment of housing benefit

Change of circumstances​

Informing us of a change in circumstances

Deductions from your benefit​

What can be deducted from your housing benefit

Appeal against a decision

Appealing if your housing benefit is stopped

Spare bedrooms/under occupancy​

How living in an under occupied property affects your housing benefit

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