Reply To: Suspected Absence

John Boxall

Like a lot of things you need to put together a proper case.

In particular see if they are covered by Reg 7(16)(v) They would only have to return for one night to ‘restart’ the 52 week temp absence clock

My concern is though that the HA thinks they have vacated & rather than serving an abandonment notice they have decided to encourage Housing Benefits to terminate their claim and then go for Rent Arrears instead.

Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen nineteen and six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pounds ought and six, result misery. The blossom is blighted, the leaf is withered, the god of day goes down upon the dreary scene, and—and in short you are for ever floored.

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