how long are we at risk of housing benefit being snatched back?
Housing Benefit Overpayment

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7 years ago

I evicted a tenant about 7 weeks ago. I am preparing the case to pursue her guarantor for possession order fee and damage remedial work. I suspect that she was working cash in hand as a hairdresser whilst claiming full HB. I think at some point she will get into trouble.

I was thinking of waiting about 3 months before I go after guarantor just in case I need to add on a large amount of rent arrears...

What is a sensible amount of time to wait?

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