Child maintanence and Housing benefit...

(3 Posts)
backonthebikeagain Tue 12-Jul-16 14:37:19

Is child maintenance taken into account when applying for housing benefit?

I thought it wasnt but google isnt giving me a straight answer!!

TIA smile

Fourormore Tue 12-Jul-16 14:38:13

No. They ask for confirmation/proof of it but it's disregarded in terms of calculating.

backonthebikeagain Tue 12-Jul-16 14:38:58

Fab, thank you smile I suppose it could be a different type of income so they check.

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