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Who do I notify if one of my kids leave the house

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Adam7
Adam7 Community member Posts: 1 Listener
edited March 7 in PIP, DLA, and AA
I'm currently receiving PIP and housing benefits paid. My son is in full time work and is about to leave the nest. Who do I inform and how will this effect my benefits?. Thank you.

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  • Jimm_Scope
    Jimm_Scope Posts: 2,705 Scope online community team
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    Hi @Adam7, welcome to the community :) 

    Your PIP won't be affected at all. How do you get your housing support though? Is it through Universal Credit or are you on the separate housing benefit?
    They/Them, however they are no wrong pronouns with me so whatever you feel most comfortable with
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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 54,243 Disability Gamechanger
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    If it's housing benefit through your Local Authority that you're claiming then it will be them you will need to inform. Whether that will affect your housing benefit will depend on your circumstances.

    If you're privately renting and were claiming a bedroom for him then you will lose that bedroom entitlement. 

    If you're renting from social housing and now have a spare bedroom then you will be affected by the bedroom tax, which is 14% for 1 bedroom. 
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
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