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Is it possible to backdate housing benefit?

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heatseeker67 Sat 22-Nov-14 13:46:56

Is it possible to backdate housing benefit?

Thank you

SuperSaint Sat 22-Nov-14 14:11:18

Yes in some circumstances but you would need to be able to provide evidence showing why you did not make the claim earlier.

HelpMeGetOutOfHere Sat 22-Nov-14 14:13:26

It may have changed but I was told by the council that they will only backdate to the date that you claimed from unless you have evidence of a very good reason why you couldn't submit the claim earlier.

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