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How long for rent increase to be reviewed?

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Ramonica
Ramonica Community member Posts: 53 Courageous
Hi, I have reported my rent increase on my Universal Credit account but I have not heard back yet. How long does it take? Is it possible that my next payment remain with the old amount or they will look at the change by then? A bit worried about it. Tried to ask through the journal but didn't get a reply.

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,145 Disability Gamechanger
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    You won’t hear anything and if you’re entitled to extra housing element you will see that in your statement. I reported increase in rent for my daughters UC and I just seen it on her statement a few days ago that it had increased. 
    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.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • TheManFromLondon
    TheManFromLondon Community member Posts: 288 Pioneering
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    You won’t hear anything and if you’re entitled to extra housing element you will see that in your statement. I reported increase in rent for my daughters UC and I just seen it on her statement a few days ago that it had increased. 
    Thats good to know, i was looking to find some kind of message about it for the rent increase i just reported. Thanks for that.
  • Ramonica
    Ramonica Community member Posts: 53 Courageous
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    You won’t hear anything and if you’re entitled to extra housing element you will see that in your statement. I reported increase in rent for my daughters UC and I just seen it on her statement a few days ago that it had increased. 
    Thank you. I will wait then.
  • noman
    noman Community member Posts: 771 Pioneering
    edited April 23
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    I logged into my journal on the 1st April and there was a message for me to confirm my rent increase,I confirmed what was being asked and confirmation that I had done the rent increase change showed up straight away on my journal.

    The rent increase is showing on my statement under housing element today.
  • Ramonica
    Ramonica Community member Posts: 53 Courageous
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    You won’t hear anything and if you’re entitled to extra housing element you will see that in your statement. I reported increase in rent for my daughters UC and I just seen it on her statement a few days ago that it had increased. 
    One more question, is it the Housing element same with Housing benefit, that it is paid in arrears?
  • TheManFromLondon
    TheManFromLondon Community member Posts: 288 Pioneering
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    noman said:
    I logged into my journal on the 1st April and there was a message for me to confirm my rent increase,I confirmed what was being asked and confirmation that I had done the rent increase change showed up straight away on my journal.

    The rent increase is showing on my statement under housing element today.
    That “straight away” is an automatic message that “you” did it. It is not a confirmation they accepted it.

    As poppy123456 said, and you also confirmed is that you saw the change on your statement.

    not sure why you were promoted for the rent increase instead if going yourself to report it. Are you in a council property?
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,145 Disability Gamechanger
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    Ramonica said:
    You won’t hear anything and if you’re entitled to extra housing element you will see that in your statement. I reported increase in rent for my daughters UC and I just seen it on her statement a few days ago that it had increased. 
    One more question, is it the Housing element same with Housing benefit, that it is paid in arrears?
    Yes, UC is paid 1 month in arrears. 
    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.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • Ramonica
    Ramonica Community member Posts: 53 Courageous
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    Ramonica said:
    You won’t hear anything and if you’re entitled to extra housing element you will see that in your statement. I reported increase in rent for my daughters UC and I just seen it on her statement a few days ago that it had increased. 
    One more question, is it the Housing element same with Housing benefit, that it is paid in arrears?
    Yes, UC is paid 1 month in arrears. 
    Thank you
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