Reduce your benefit overpayment

Sometimes we can reduce the amount you need to pay back if your details weren't up to date at the time of the overpayment

Weekly Housing Benefit rates for private tenants

Find out how we use Local Housing Allowance rates to work out your Housing Benefit, and which rate applies to you

How we recover overpaid Housing Benefit you owe

If you've been paid too much Housing Benefit, we'll reduce the weekly payments from your current claim until you've paid the money back

What happens when we pay you too much benefit

Find out what causes a benefit overpayment, and what to do if you get one