- Ministry of Justice, HM Courts & Tribunals Service, and Upper Tribunal (Administrative Appeals Chamber)
- 13 February 2017
- Decision date:
- 13 January 2017
- Earnings and other income, Housing and council tax benefits, and Tribunal procedure and practice
- Earnings and other income - notional income, Housing and council tax benefits - liability, commerciality and contrivance [regulations 8 and 9], and Tribunal procedure and practice - other
- Poynter, R
Upper Tribunal Administrative Appeals Chamber decision by Judge Poynter on 13 January 2017.
Read the full decision in CH/2053/2016.
Effect of alleged mistake as to nature of tenancy agreement. Guidance on regulation 8(1)(c)(ii)
Payments of rent and utility bills by third parties can amount to notional income
Decision that claimant is entitled to benefit requires FtT to be satisfied that all conditions of entitlement are met.
Published: 13 February 2017
Decision date: 13 January 2017
Judges: Poynter, R