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Housing benefit decreased my rent payments because I'm cont. based support group. Is this right?

polly5619
polly5619 Member Posts: 1 Listener
Hi all I would really like some help please, I am in the support group of esa,  they have changed my payments to contributory and income related,  the housing benefits have altered my rent saying they have overpaid me £163 and decreased my rent payments because I am on contributory based support group is that right thankyou in advance 
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  • calcotti
    calcotti Member Posts: 3,348 Disability Gamechanger
    polly5619 said:
    Hi all I would really like some help please, I am in the support group of esa,  they have changed my payments to contributory and income related,  
    I don’t follow this. Has your ESA amount changed due to a change in other income? How much ESA do you get?

    If you are getting any income based ESA you are entitled to maximum HB.
    Information I post is for England unless otherwise stated. Rules may be different in other parts of UK.

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