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The One Stop Shop for housing benefit and council tax benefit information, including the most active discussion forums concerning benefits on the internet and the latest publications from the DWP, caselaw and legislation.

Latest Forum Posts

Removal of FP Housing Benefit

Jon__Blackwell - 29/04/2016

Just curious ( ie nosey) - does DWP normally purchase HB system functionality direct from the ven ...

Claimant in reciept of HB - Partner moves in who recieves HB

hickms - 29/04/2016

I don't believe it as I have the same query more or less...woman with 5 children is the claim ...

Temporary absence and % rent responsibility

churdle - 29/04/2016

More info on this one now.

The claimant told us on 15/10/15 that they were no longer a ...

Joint tenants/common household

pwhitehead - 29/04/2016

Yeah my claimant is under 35 but gets the severe disability premium so the doesn't ...

Latest News

Further delay in implementation: the Housing Benefit and State Pension Credit (Temporary Absence) (Amendment) Regulations 2016

20/04/2016

Update: The Housing Benefit and State Pension
Credit (Temporary Absence) (Amendment) Regulations
201...

Review of Council Tax now published

10/04/2016

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploa
ds/attachment_data/file/514767/Local_Council_Tax_s...

Key Changes to Council Tax Support in 2016/17

06/04/2016

http://npi.org.uk/publications/key-changes-council
-tax-support-201617/ Key changes to schemes in ...

Bankruptcy applications move online from April

31/03/2016

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/bankruptcy-
applications-move-online-f... From 6 April 2016...