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How much money is taken off hb - working 17.5 hrs a week

Lostsoul13 Community member Posts: 53 Listener
How much hb is taken from you working 17.5 hrs a week earning 225£ a week..

im in a supporting accommodation (hostel) rent is 210-250 a week!!


  • Stellar
    Stellar Community member Posts: 111 Courageous
    edited May 30
    The only way to know for sure is to ask your council's housing department directly. Most support for this online only exists for UC. Temp / supported accommodation was put back onto the older model from UC cause UC is a disaster.

    Based on my own experience within temporary accommodation, they won't ask for the full rent, most likely a small portion of it (maybe £40-50).

    Regarding the rent cost, housing benefit for temporary accommodation / hostels is notoriously overpriced compared to normal rent costs, in part cause those run those accommodations ask for even more money than private landlords for non-supported. It's vile.
  • bg844
    bg844 Community member Posts: 3,869 Disability Gamechanger
    There should be a calculator for both HB and CT Support on your council's website.


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