Benefits - Do I have a Right of Appeal?

Landlords’/agents’ rights of appeal are limited to areas directly involving them and the Council. For example, where the Council is seeking to recover an overpayment of Housing Benefit from a landlord/agent. To appeal a landlord/agent is bound by the same rules as a claimant.

The Appeal

  • Must be in writing
  • Must give reasons for the appeal
  • Must be made within one month of the date of notification to the landlord/agent.

A landlord/agent has no right of appeal relating to a claimant’s benefit award.

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