Housing benefit and community charge benefit
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Housing benefit and community charge benefit guidance manual.

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Published by HMSO in London .
Written in English


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At head of title: Department of Social Security.

ContributionsGreat Britain. Department of Social Security.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (looseleaf)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21110164M
ISBN 100117617717
OCLC/WorldCa23943572

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(2) The relevant amount for the purposes of paragraphs 4 and 6 is the aggregate of the housing benefit and community charge benefit applicable amounts and further amounts payable to that appropriate authority for the financial year ending 31st March calculated in accordance with Schedules 1 and 2 to the Housing Benefit and Community Charge. Housing Benefit is a means tested social security benefit in the United Kingdom that is intended to help meet housing costs for rented is the second biggest item in the Department for Work and Pensions' budget after the state pension, totalling £ billion in – The primary legislation governing Housing Benefit is the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act. Housing Benefit can help you pay your rent if you’re unemployed, on a low income or claiming benefits. It’s being replaced by Universal Credit. You can make a new claim for Housing Benefit if. Housing benefit is designed for people who rent their property (either from the council or from a housing association) and includes those who pay rent through part of a shared ownership scheme. Those who pay rent to a landlord and have a private tenancy can receive Local Housing Allowance (LHA) which is calculated in a different way.

  A service charge can only be covered by housing benefit if: its payment is a condition of occupying the property [1], and it is not one of the charges that are listed as ineligible. Housing Benefit is for help with rent payments for those who are not working, on a low income or in receipt of other benefits. Since the introduction of Universal Credit not everyone can get Housing Benefit.   Fuel charge deductions. Housing benefit does not normally cover water rates, fuel costs or certain other services. If these are included in the rent, a deduction is made from the claimant's rent when calculating housing benefit. If known, the actual amount of the charges is deducted; otherwise the fixed weekly amounts as set out below are. The most we can give you is the difference between your housing benefit or your Universal Credit (housing cost element) and your eligible rent charge. Discretionary housing payments can’t be used to cover rent arrears or services that aren’t eligible for housing benefit (for example, water rates, heating, meals) – even if they’re.

The Community Charge, commonly known as the poll tax, was a system of taxation introduced in replacement of domestic rates in Scotland from , prior to its introduction in England and Wales from It provided for a single flat-rate per-capita tax on every adult, at a rate set by the local authority. The charge was replaced by Council Tax in , two years after its abolition was announced.   The community benefit standard remained basically unchanged until , when the IRS added a requirement that hospitals submit additional information regarding community benefits on .   Based on these clarifications, housing-related activities provided primarily to address an identified community health need should qualify as a reportable community benefit, and the purpose of the activity should be to improve health. Community need may be identified through a community health needs assessment (CHNA), or by a request from or. The Enterprise family includes Enterprise Community Partners, Inc., a national Section (c)(3) charitable organization. Financing is offered through tax-exempt subsidiaries, Enterprise Community Loan Fund, Inc., and Enterprise Community Investment, Inc. Housing development is offered through a related entity, Enterprise Community Development, Inc. a (c)(3).