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Landlord appealing a benefit decision

Appealing a housing benefit decision

 

 

A landlord can only appeal against the following decisions we have made:

  • Whether or not to pay direct payments  
  • The reason for overpaid housing benefit
  • Whether the overpayment is recoverable from them

A landlord cannot appeal the following:

  • How much housing benefit has been awarded to a tenant.
  • The Local Housing Allowance rate used as supplied by the Valuation Office.
  • If we reduce payments that are made to you in order to recover an overpayment from your tenants previous address.

If you wish to appeal a decision you can do this in writing either by post or email cscbenefits@melton.gov.uk