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UC Housing Element and PIP

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Hi,I live with my wife and an adult son in rented accommodation. My son claims ESA in his own right, and since the beginning we have had so much deducted from our monthly payment due to our son being expected to contribute something to the housing costs.
In our last payment of UC since we got PIP his expected contribution has disappeared from our UC payment statement.
Now today we get a notification that our housing element had increased since the date our PIP was back dated to and as such they have given us some cash they say we are owed in terms of Housing Element.

Is this all normal. Has my son been discounted accidentally and will we have to pay this cash back?
Many thanks.

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