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Does JSA for lodger count towards Maint Grant application?

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boomting Fri 25-Jan-13 00:51:48

Bear in mind that any rent he pays you and your DH will almost certainly count as income

amumthatcares Thu 24-Jan-13 22:05:42

Thanks for the replies guys. For other peoples information, I phoned the Student Finance helpline and they confirmed that it doesn't count - just mine and DH income smile

TheCollieDog Wed 23-Jan-13 21:47:43

Your brother won't be contributing towards the support of your daughter, will he?

titchy Wed 23-Jan-13 17:19:48

I doubt it - otherwise any lodger would have to declare their salary to their landlord! His rent would count as your income though

amumthatcares Wed 23-Jan-13 13:46:24

My DB and SIL have just split up and DB is coming to lodge with us temporarily. We will shortly be making Student Finance applications for DD and I wondered if his JSA would count towards our household income when they calculate DD entitlement, or do they only take mine and DH earings into consideration? Any knowledge/experience would be appreciated grin

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