There’s a limit on the total amount of benefit that most people aged 16 to 64 can get. How much you get for certain benefits may go down to make sure the total you get isn’t more than the cap amount.
Housing Benefit for working age people in Merton is gradually being replaced by Universal Credit Housing Cost Element.. Go to the sections below for more information about this.
I also got a letter from the job centre saying claim start date 28/11/2012 Claim Termination date N/A At a weekly rate of £105.95 Second Claim Start Date N/A Second Claim Termination Date N/A At a weekly rate of N/A PAID UP TO: 30/04/2012 Anyone any ideas whats going on?
There are limits to the amount of investments or savings that you or your partner can have and still be able to get HB or CTS.
Savings and investments include any money or property held, but not your current or future home or personal possessions.
We still need to know about the savings and investments that might be disregarded so please make sure you tell us about them if you claim. Where a claimant or their partner holds property, shares or anything else that needs to be valued there are rules regarding how these are valued.
Generally there are three steps to this process: The market value of property is assessed by the Valuation Office Agency and Merton applies to them for a valuation to be done.