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DSS Ban On All Agents & Landlords ???

pianoworldstage100
pianoworldstage100 Member Posts: 4 Listener
Hi

In light of the new law as of July 2020 stating all letting agents and private landlords can no longer refuse DSS claimants receiving housing benefit, as blanket bans on claimants are illegal and strictly forbidden, on the grounds discrimination.

Therfore if a claimant is already receiving Housing Benefit and Universal Credit, and decides to move to a new property advertising a flat for rent, assuming the claimants housing benefit allowance is eligible to cover the cost of the rent, is it therefore correct to say there can be no refusal?  

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