Housing Benefit is paid to the tenant unless circumstances allow Housing Benefit be paid to the landlord.
Payment is made by BACS directly into your bank account .
The Appeals Service can arrange for your appeal to be at your home if you are too ill to travel.
You will need a note from your doctor stating you are too ill to travel.
This period is usually referred to as 'the prescribed time' - see paragraph 3.4 below.
For the purposes of satisfying identity, the Claimant may be asked to: Where a claimant for any Social Welfare Benefit or Assistance (excluding Supplementary Welfare Allowance) is required to produce Birth, Marriage or Death certificates, these may be purchased for a reduced fee (currently €1.00) from the General Register Office or Superintendent Registrar's Office (one located in each county).
Note: See also references to claims and late claims within separate guidelines dealing with the individual schemes.
Jobseeker’s Allowance is the main benefit for people of working age who are out of work or work less than 16 hours a week on average.
If you're eligible, it is paid while you're looking for work.
You will have to demonstrate good cause throughout the period for which you are requesting backdating. The burden of proving good cause rests with you as the customer, however, the Benefits Service will consider all of the relevant facts in each case.
We may request to see evidence if your reasons relate to medical illness or delays caused by a third party.
get maximum benefit - which is based on their eligible rent; Housing Benefit: Eligible Rent = Eligible Housing £55 per week A couple have no non-dependants. Their joint weekly income exceeds their applicable amount by £20.00. Claimants with excess income get maximum benefit minus a percentage of their excess income; Housing Benefit: Eligible Rent = £50.00 Minus 65% Of Excess Income (65% X £20.00) = £13.00 Equals Weekly Housing Benefit = £37.00 Further information on benefits is available at the Department for Work and Pensions Website to visit.