Housing Systems: Combating poverty and sustaining tenancies.
Overpayments: Why has the claimant been Overpaid?
The reason why HB has been overpaid has considerable bearing on its recoverability and on who should repay it.

It is useful to know why the overpayment has occurred so you can check:

Below we have listed the most common reasons why a claimant is overpaid HB.