Housing Benefit Recovery of Second Payment

Introduction Under the Housing Benefit Regulations, there are circumstances when a landlord is entitled to direct payment. Under previous rules (before Local Housing Allowance) one of those circumstances was if the tenant had made a request to pay direct to the...
Is Overpayment of HB Recoverable?

Is Overpayment of HB Recoverable?

A common problem landlords who accept housing benefit face is the local authority asking for money back after they have overpaid. This only applies to landlords who receive the housing benefit payment direct. When a local authority is deciding to recover an...