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Housing benefit and non dependent????

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ael253 Mon 04-Feb-19 20:09:59

Hi,
Does anyone know if when you turn 18 and become a non dependent on your parents housing benefit claim, if you are a full time university student but working too do they take your income into consideration??

dementedpixie Mon 04-Feb-19 20:52:58

I found this:
Students

A non-dependant deduction doesn't apply to a full-time student during term time or during holidays if they're not working.

A non-dependant deduction does apply if a student works for 16 hours or more a week during the summer holidays. You may need to ask them to contribute towards your housing costs.

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