Six Months Rent in Advance and Tenancy Deposits

Sometimes, a landlord is offered a multiple of months rent in advance by a prospective tenant. Commonly this is six months rent in advance. Since the introduction of tenancy deposit schemes, this can cause a surprising problem. It is well accepted that where a...

When MUST housing benefit paid to landlord?

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series Housing Benefit - 8 weeks arrears appeal / compensationWhen payment of Housing Benefit must be made to landlord See in particular this important case (Doncaster v Coventry City Council 2009) Regulation 95 Housing Benefit...