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hello20hello20 Member Posts: 93 Connected
Q for a friend who is on pip standard rate care an moving out from family going be living alone  is she entitled to housing benefit on her pip will she recieve pip she don’t recieve any other benefits like esa job seekers only pip lower rate 


  • hello20hello20 Member Posts: 93 Connected
    Will she be entitled to sdp with housing benefit 
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    edited November 2019
    Housing benefit isn't added to a PIP award.

    Unfortunately they won't be able to start a claim for housing benefit because it doesn't exist for new claims unless you're already claiming SDP in another benefit. All areas are now a full UC area.

    For this reason if they need to claim for help with any rent then they will need to claim Universal Credit and SDP doesn't exist under UC.

    You say they don't claim any other benefits except PIP, do they work at all?
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