England Landlord Guidance

Housing Benefit, Local Housing Allowance and Universal Credit

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Notice to Local Authority Tenant 8 Weeks in Arrears

Notice to Local Authority Tenant 8 Weeks in Arrears

Product Code: F037 - for changes see below When a tenant is claiming housing benefit and if they become 8 weeks ...
Request for Direct Payment to Assist Securing a Tenancy

Request for Direct Payment to Assist Securing a Tenancy

Product Code: F081 Under Regulation 96(3A)(b) Housing Benefit Regulations 2006, a new direct payment to ...
Permission to Discuss Housing Benefit Claim with Local Authority

Permission to Discuss Housing Benefit Claim with Local Authority

Product code: LT018 When a tenant claims housing benefit / local housing allowance, sometimes landlords would ...
Letter to Local Authority Requesting Details of Housing Benefit Paid to Tenant

Letter to Local Authority Requesting Details of Housing Benefit Paid to Tenant

Product code: LT410 When a landlord has a tenant who is claiming housing benefit, it can be frustrating when ...
Regulation 96 (Discretionary) Request for Direct HB Payment

Regulation 96 (Discretionary) Request for Direct HB Payment

Product Code: F086 When a tenant is receiving Housing Benefit and in arrears with their rent, it's possible to ...
Judicial Review Pre Action Refusal to Supply Housing Benefit Payments

Judicial Review Pre Action Refusal to Supply Housing Benefit Payments

Product code: LT411 When a landlord has a tenant who is claiming housing benefit, it can be frustrating when ...
Complaint – Refusal to Supply Housing Benefit Payments

Complaint – Refusal to Supply Housing Benefit Payments

Product code: LT412 When a landlord has a tenant who is claiming housing benefit, it can be frustrating when ...
Permission to Speak with Universal Credit or Housing Benefit

Permission to Speak with Universal Credit or Housing Benefit

Product Code: F103 A consent form which may accompany a tenancy agreement or be provided during a tenancy ...
Request for Direct Payment Two Months Arrears Universal Credit (UC47)

Request for Direct Payment Two Months Arrears Universal Credit (UC47)

Product code: F089  UC47 Under Universal Credit guidance it is allowed for the Department of Work and Pensions ...

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repaying overpaid housing benefit

I have a tenant who claims housing benefit, and I am about to issue a section 21 as she is in arrears with her rent. (more…)

Council claiming rent arrears

Tenant has left property, council have emailed me asking for rent overpayment for 2015, I was paid direct and this is the first time I have been made aware of this, amount paid by council did ...

Section 21

Hi I have a tenant in arrears. She receives housing benefit, which due to previous arrears, is now paid directly to me by the council. The housing benefit was suspended back in June. Her rent ...

Universal Credit

Is it possible to make it a requirement of a tenancy starting that any universal credit is paid directly to the landlord and or agent. If so is there a template form that the tenant can sign ...

universal credit tenant in arrears

hello, i have sent universal credit 4 landlord request for payment forms 2 on 2/8/16 and 2 on 29/9/16 both were signed for by them the next day, have recieved on confirmation or correstondance ...

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