Appeal or claim compensation?

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series Housing Benefit - 8 weeks arrears appeal / compensationIf a local authority has paid a tenant in error, for example if the tenant is 8 weeks in arrears and despite the landlords notification that the tenant is in arrears, they...
Double Payment not Possible (but Compensation is)

Double Payment not Possible (but Compensation is)

The following case deals with the situation where payment was changed from the landlord to the tenant without notifying the landlord. This is NOT a case where the landlord notified the local authority that the tenant was eight weeks in arrears and then failed to pay...
Claiming Compenstation – SUCCESS LETTER !!

Claiming Compenstation – SUCCESS LETTER !!

Where a landlord makes a request to a local authority for direct payment of housing benefit because the tenant is 8 weeks or more in arrears, often payment is made in error to the tenant. When the landlord complains, often the LA states that they cannot pay twice....

Claiming compensation from a local authority

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series Housing Benefit - 8 weeks arrears appeal / compensationPLEASE NOTE: Please check whether you should appeal rather than claim compensation before continuing. Previously in this section, it is detailed what the legal position is...

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