Housing Systems: Combating poverty and sustaining tenancies.
Overpayments: How Much?

For maximum recovery rate from claimant's ongoing HB award click here.

This section looks at the amount of  the overpayment itself.
Check that the amount is correct - look for:

Correct Dates?

Have the correct dates been used?

Underlying Entitlement

Has the amount of the overpayment been reduced by any underlying entitlement?

Moving Home

How is an overpayment worked out when someone moves home?

Diminishing Capital

Where savings are involved, have the diminishing capital rules been applied?

Civil Penalty

Has a Civil Penalty been added?

Fraud Penalty

Has a Fraud Penalty been added?