Guidance

Housing Benefit and Council Tax Benefit guidance: Part A

Housing Benefit and Council Tax Benefit guidance: Part A

Documents

A1: Overview

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A2: Claims

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A3: Liability to make payments and occupying the home

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A4: Eligible rent

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A5: Calculating benefit

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A6: Deciding and paying benefit

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A7: Single homeless people and hostel dwellers

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A8: Saving provisions

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Detail

This manual is for the administration of the Housing Benefit and Council Tax Benefit schemes by local authorities and housing authorities in Great Britain.

This manual is currently being updated and will reflect the removal of Council Tax Benefit in subsequent amendments.

The guidance manual is updated frequently via Housing Benefit and Council Tax Benefit A circulars. To stay up to date, please read any relevant circulars in conjunction with the guidance manual.