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Housing Benefit Overpayment Write-offs

To consider writing-off Housing Benefit overpayments where it has not been possible to obtain payment, where the Tribunals Service has exercised its discretion not to recover overpaid sums or where recovery is not permissible under the relevant Housing Benefit or Council Tax Benefit Regulations.

Decision type: Non-Key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/10/2017

Decision due: 7 Dec 2017 by Cabinet

Contact: Sue Cressall, Revenues Manager Email: Tel: 01732 227041.

Reason No Public Access: CLOSED - if reference needs to be made to the Appendix to this report, which is exempt under Paragraphs 1 & 3 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended)