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Will his UC claim knock out my benefits?

Karen_mKaren_m Member Posts: 9 Connected
If I take in a tenant who is self employed and wants to claim UC, knock out my benefits. (PIPs and ESA)

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  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    HI,

    PIP won't be affected. If you're claiming ESA and it's income related then any rent you receive from a tenant will affect your ESA. If you're living alone at the moment then it could affect any SDP you maybe claiming.

    If you're claiming the 25% reduction in council tax as a single person at the moment then you will lose that too if you take on a tenant.
    Community champion and proud winner of the 2019 empowering others award. This award was given for supporting disabled people and their families for the benefit advice i have given to members here on the community.
  • Adrian_ScopeAdrian_Scope Testing team Posts: 7,934

    Scope community team

    Hi @Karen_m. I hope Poppy's answer has helped but if you do have any other queries please let us know. :)
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