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Moving house and being forced to claim UC

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kelloggs
kelloggs Community member Posts: 19 Listener
edited October 2022 in Universal Credit (UC)
Hi everyone,
could someone please advise what might happen in this scenario-
I own my house, so I don’t claim HB.
would I be able to move to the next door authority without being forced to move to UC?
Currently my husband claims IRESA and enhanced pip 
I get CBESA and enhanced pip.

We currently live in a house and due to our disabilities, the stairs are becoming a real problem for us both, so we really need to move on medical grounds.

Thanks in advance for any information. 👍
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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,110 Disability Gamechanger
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    As you don't need to claim for any help with the rent then you don't need to claim UC, as moving is not classed as a change of circumstances that will prompt a move accross.
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • kelloggs
    kelloggs Community member Posts: 19 Listener
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    Thank you, Poppy. ❤️
  • L_Volunteer
    L_Volunteer Community Volunteer Adviser, Scope Member Posts: 7,982 Disability Gamechanger
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    You are welcome @kelloggs. Glad we could help you.

    If we can do anything else to help please don't hesitate to let us know. We are here for you and listening to you  :)
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