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    • dee100
    • By dee100 4th Oct 17, 7:21 PM
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    DHP for bank overdraft went to Landlord (benefit cap)
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    • 4th Oct 17, 7:21 PM
    DHP for bank overdraft went to Landlord (benefit cap) 4th Oct 17 at 7:21 PM
    After 3 months on benefit cap the Landlord demanded payment, i used my overdraft to pay £20pw benefit cap for 3 months as a lump sum, about £250...same thing again after 2 months, payed lump sum from o/d..
    I applied for 3 months backdated DHP and for council to pay for future benefit cap.
    They sent Landlord £543 for 6 months benefit cap. At the time i only owed 1 month’s benefit cap £86.66.
    When i applied I told the council on DHP form most of the money from the DHP would be to clear my overdraft. That was why i applied.
    Landlord said she is keeping money against any future arrears.
    I called council...they said the Landlord has to do that. Did the person give me wrong info?
    Landlord said she would give me the money to settle my overdraft if the council tells her to, not otherwise.
    Council gave me DHP up to the day I started getting ESA support group (total 6 months) which I am on for 1 year till review...so no benefit cap now.
    How can I get council to tell Landlord to give me the money as it is my money not the Landlord’s. The owner is a millionaire and very likely will keep the money for himself. He already has £700 advance from me against rent arrears. Council pays rent direct to landlord.
    Whilst on benefit cap I was on ESA £73.10pw less £10pw overpayment = £63.10. Less benefit cap £20 would have been £43.10pw.
    Advice much appreciated.
    People attacking me on other thread stay away. Any attacks, insulting remarks or innuendo on this thread will be reported to admins who will remove you from this board
    Last edited by dee100; 04-10-2017 at 7:34 PM.
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    • marliepanda
    • By marliepanda 4th Oct 17, 8:16 PM
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    • 4th Oct 17, 8:16 PM
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    • 4th Oct 17, 8:16 PM
    Ask the council to stop paying your landlord your housing benefit and to pay you, then you can deduct whatever you feel you have overpaid to him and catch up.


    But I suppose that wouldn't help your claims to be terrible at budgeting would it.
    Survey Earnings 2017 - £163
    • IAmWales
    • By IAmWales 4th Oct 17, 8:24 PM
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    • 4th Oct 17, 8:24 PM
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    • 4th Oct 17, 8:24 PM
    Well and truly shot yourself in the foot here dee.

    Can you handle your own financial affairs?

    If yes, then ask the council to pay you directly.

    If no, it would be irresponsible for the council to pay you, and the LL should keep the money to ensure you keep on top of your rent payments.

    You can't have it both ways. So which is it?
    • dee100
    • By dee100 4th Oct 17, 8:32 PM
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    • 4th Oct 17, 8:32 PM
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    • 4th Oct 17, 8:32 PM
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    • theartfullodger
    • By theartfullodger 4th Oct 17, 8:36 PM
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    • 4th Oct 17, 8:36 PM
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    • 4th Oct 17, 8:36 PM
    Ask the council to stop paying your landlord your housing benefit and to pay you, then you can deduct whatever you feel you have overpaid to him and catch up......
    Originally posted by marliepanda
    +1.

    Exactly, OP do that!

    (Please feel free to be "rude" to me now or at any time in the future. I find it invigorates my life!)
    • Cheeky_Monkey
    • By Cheeky_Monkey 4th Oct 17, 8:37 PM
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    • 4th Oct 17, 8:37 PM
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    • 4th Oct 17, 8:37 PM
    Oh dear, dear, dear .... whatever next
    I used to be indecisive - now I'm not so sure
    • Dullville
    • By Dullville 4th Oct 17, 8:38 PM
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    • 4th Oct 17, 8:38 PM
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    • 4th Oct 17, 8:38 PM
    first 2 rude replies reported
    Originally posted by dee100
    Hilarious...I am shaking with fear and trepidation...
    • marliepanda
    • By marliepanda 4th Oct 17, 8:38 PM
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    • 4th Oct 17, 8:38 PM
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    • 4th Oct 17, 8:38 PM
    first 2 rude replies reported
    Originally posted by dee100
    What was rude?

    You cannot say how terrible you are at budgeting then come up with the maths calculation of the year when it suits you.

    Nothing rude about that
    Survey Earnings 2017 - £163
    • Dullville
    • By Dullville 4th Oct 17, 8:40 PM
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    • 4th Oct 17, 8:40 PM
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    • 4th Oct 17, 8:40 PM
    What was rude?

    You cannot say how terrible you are at budgeting then come up with the maths calculation of the year when it suits you.

    Nothing rude about that
    Originally posted by marliepanda
    "Maths calculation of the year" ...now that proper made me LOL.
    Best line ever...
    • Dullville
    • By Dullville 4th Oct 17, 8:42 PM
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    Why are you angry? That isn't our fault you've got angry over your own inconsistencies.

    False accusations? You asked for help to make out you were terrible at budgeting. This post shows quite complex budgeting, not the 'I have no idea what money even is!' version of yourself from the other post. Where are the falsehoods?

    Trouble maker. Stirrer. I guess these ones are about yourself. You are the only one making up stories to try and claim benefits, changing your needs to what you think will get you the most money in any given scenario.

    We may cheapen this site, but you cheapen this country.
    Originally posted by marliepanda
    Excellent post...and extremely well put..
    • poppy12345
    • By poppy12345 4th Oct 17, 9:12 PM
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    first 2 rude replies reported
    Originally posted by dee100
    I must be honest here, i don't see anything rude about the first 2 posts. All i see is people being honest in what they see....
    • Dullville
    • By Dullville 4th Oct 17, 10:09 PM
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    So obviously due to a couple of replies to this thread being deleted( including one of mine) the Admins and board guides are condoning blatant benefit fraud.
    Last week the OP couldn't even do basic budget requirements for PIP purposes and now this week has knocked up a maths equation to do with housing benefit Einstein would be proud of...
    Remarkable turn of events I would say!
    • marliepanda
    • By marliepanda 4th Oct 17, 10:18 PM
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    So obviously due to a couple of replies to this thread being deleted( including one of mine) the Admins and board guides are condoning blatant benefit fraud.
    Last week the OP couldn't even do basic budget requirements for PIP purposes and now this week has knocked up a maths equation to do with housing benefit Einstein would be proud of...
    Remarkable turn of events I would say!
    Originally posted by Dullville
    I think maybe the OP has a very fluctuating ability to budget. A few years she was dabbling in stoozing and giving financial advice...
    Survey Earnings 2017 - £163
    • Dullville
    • By Dullville 4th Oct 17, 10:21 PM
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    I think maybe the OP has a very fluctuating ability to budget. A few years she was dabbling in stoozing and giving financial advice...
    Originally posted by marliepanda
    Shock.......
    • DCFC79
    • By DCFC79 5th Oct 17, 8:31 AM
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    first 2 rude replies reported
    Originally posted by dee100
    Why report them, why not just ignore the replies.
    Can people stop loaning money/being a guarator to family/friends, it rarely ends well and you lose out as your money is gone or you get shafted with being a guarantor.
    • seashore22
    • By seashore22 5th Oct 17, 10:22 AM
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    No one will reply to any thread you start if you carry on like this op.

    Do admin delete anything reported without looking at the context? I hope not.
    • bigbulldog
    • By bigbulldog 5th Oct 17, 10:29 AM
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    What's a DHP??????

    Op will probably report this as a rude post.
    • marliepanda
    • By marliepanda 5th Oct 17, 10:39 AM
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    No one will reply to any thread you start if you carry on like this op.

    Do admin delete anything reported without looking at the context? I hope not.
    Originally posted by seashore22

    Im not 100% sure, the post she reported of mine was left, however a further reply has been deleted (but quoted in full by IAmWales...) and I don't see anything wrong with that one either!
    Survey Earnings 2017 - £163
    • Comms69
    • By Comms69 5th Oct 17, 11:32 AM
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    first 2 rude replies reported
    Originally posted by dee100


    What? Are you joking? Stop being such a snowflake when people are genuinely trying to help you!
    • xylophone
    • By xylophone 5th Oct 17, 3:18 PM
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    What's a DHP??????
    Discretionary Housing Payment?

    Landlord said she is keeping money against any future arrears.

    Landlord said she would give me the money to settle my overdraft if the council tells her to, not otherwise.

    How can I get council to tell Landlord to give me the money as it is my money not the Landlord’s. The owner is a millionaire and very likely will keep the money for himself. He already has £700 advance from me against rent arrears. Council pays rent direct to landlord.
    The landlord's gender fluctuates?
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