Housing benefit overpayments
An overpayment is an amount of housing benefit that has been paid, but for which there was no entitlement under the regulations.
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Repaying a housing benefit overpayment
Find out about how to repay housing benefit over-payment.
If you don't repay
If you don’t repay a housing benefit overpayment, we can take action against you to recover the money you owe us.
How we recover overpayments
Find out how we recover housing benefit overpayments from tenants and landlords.
Other things you may want to know about housing benefit overpayments.