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3 months ago - Posted by

my dad is homeless but just got a job he has put care of address will this affect my hoseing benefit

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3 months ago

Hi Karen,

It may affect your benefits if it is deemed he is living with you, as this would normally result in a non-dependent deduction being made from your benefits.

There is nothing to stop you letting him use your address as a forwarding address, but you need to be careful this doesn’t result in a presumption he is living there.

You would probably, if challenged, want to be able to say where he is living.

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