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dan89 Member Posts: 12 Listener
edited August 2020 in Universal Credit (UC)
Hi everyone, I get ESA and Universal credit for my housing. I got three lots of ESA in my universal credit month from 13th July till 12 August does that mean my universal credit will drop massively this month as all my previous months I’ve only had two ESA payments in the month. 


  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 29,828 Disability Gamechanger

    No, it won't affect your UC even further. This is because the reduction you have for UC normally each month is more than what your ESA is because of the way it's calculated with UC being a monthly benefit and ESA paid fornightly.

    Hope this helps.
  • janer1967
    janer1967 Member Posts: 15,956 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi and welcome t the community glad you have joined us and I hope Popph has answered your question

    i look forward to seeing you around  


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