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Shared ownership and housing benefit

Apologies if this has been covered before, but has anyone got any knowledge on claiming housing benefit for a shared ownership property?
I'm about to leave my job and I own 35% of my property, paying rent on the remaining 65%
The online benefits checkers and the like don't include an option for shared owners!
Many thanks
Jan 20 - NST challenge
Jan 20 0%cc debt 7700/7700


  • Housing_Benefit_Officer
    You can claim Housing Benefit on the 65% rental liability. The bedroom tax does not apply to shared ownership properties.
    These are my own views and you should seek advice from your local Benefits Department or CAB.
  • GoingToDoIt
    Wow thanks for the quick response!
    Jan 20 - NST challenge
    Jan 20 0%cc debt 7700/7700
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