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Annual Conference 9 September 2019


We look forward to meeting you on 9 September 2019

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A Complete Guide to Students and HB

This course is being run in house.

HBINFO training is designed to help delegates understand key legal aspects of the Housing Benefit system.  We will always include plenty of exercises and real live case examples within the day.  Learning should always be fun!

Students and HB/CTB
We are delighted to offer this course for all HB staff.  The course deals with the detailed rules that govern how HB is calculated and paid to students.  Fully updated for 2013/2014

The program will include  

Who is a student?
Which students can claim HB?
Other Areas concerning HB – Occupation of the dwelling, partners
Students and Council Tax Reduction

Student non-dependants

How to assess Student Income for HB
Maintenance Grant
Special Support Grant
Student Loans     
Grants for Extra Living Costs

Other Income & Other Students
Health Care Students
Access funds
Hardship loans
Incentive payments – ‘golden hellos’ or ‘training salaries’
Education Maintenance Allowance
Treatment of loan income for former students (abandoned or dismissed)

Fee: £225 for HBINFO members, £250 for non-members.  Book three places, get a fourth place free (free places may be carried forward and used on any subsequent Hbinfo training event until 31 December 2014 )
This covers refreshments, lunch and all training materials.  

This is now available as an in-house course.
Please contact  to arrange for your authority to hold this in-house or phone her on 07890 527178