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DeDe91

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After advice I have an appointment at the job centre on Tuesday but was wondering if someone could tell me a bit about housing benefit, I'm 25 and live with my mum I get PIP and ESA I want to move out and my brother will be coming with me he is 19 and at college, will I get housing benefit?
 
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ramboghettouk

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living with family you don't get housing benefit whether a student brother counts, may depend on income he's getting
 
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DeDe91

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I know I won't get it when living at home I mean if I found a house to rent via private let would I get housing benefit
 
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ramboghettouk

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the issue is sharing with your student brother who as a student may be seen as in receipt of a income, i don't know the rules try the cab if you can get an appt
 
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