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    • Ralphy101
    • By Ralphy101 28th Jan 11, 1:23 PM
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    Cut off point for housing benefit?
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    • 28th Jan 11, 1:23 PM
    Cut off point for housing benefit? 28th Jan 11 at 1:23 PM
    Hi what is the cut off point for housing benefit?

    I had an interview for a 24k job last week, so i was just wondering if this will effect my housing benefit much? I am currently on 20k - Have a partner and child, so my income is our only income.

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    • Indie Kid
    • By Indie Kid 28th Jan 11, 1:25 PM
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    It depends on how much the law says you need to live on and how much your LHA rate is.
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    • 28th Jan 11, 2:39 PM
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    • 28th Jan 11, 2:39 PM
    You can model the impact of your new wages on the Turn2us online benefit calculator and identify the LHA rate on the LHA direct website. Remember that many LHA claimants will be impacted in the future by proposed changes to the LHA rates in the future.
    • burtons
    • By burtons 28th Jan 11, 8:18 PM
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    • 28th Jan 11, 8:18 PM
    How much benefit do you on a 20k job.
    • Tigsteroonie
    • By Tigsteroonie 28th Jan 11, 8:20 PM
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    • 28th Jan 11, 8:20 PM
    Wow, you mean you *do* get HB/LHA on 20k? I'm on 15k (with partner & child), and we get the grand total of 7 per week!
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    • By catz1ct 29th Jan 11, 6:51 PM
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    • 29th Jan 11, 6:51 PM
    Probably not as your tax credits are taken into account as well.

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