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Payment to landlord in error

peterdelamothe - 26/07/2016

As you suggest there is caselaw on this that states if a clear error is made in payment to an unconn ...

claimant aged 24 in supported exempt accomodation

Loretta1974 - 26/07/2016

Hi Chris


The property is awaiting their HCA certification so until thi ...

claimant aged 24 in supported exempt accomodation

Chris Dring - 26/07/2016

If she's in supported exempt accommodation she's not subject to the SAR?? Claim should be ...

Non-dep now a joint tenant - eligible rent query

Ry - 26/07/2016

The claimant is currently entitled to the 4 bed rate.  They have specifically stated that th ...

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