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Overpayments - housing benefit: Outline

An overpayment is an amount of Benefit that has been paid, but for which there was no entitlement under the Regulations. If benefit claimants fail to tell us when their circumstances change they may have to pay back any overpayment.


Normal office hours Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm (except public holidays)

Contact: Benefits Department

Telephone: 01706 217777

Benefits Department, Admail ADM4005, Rawtenstall, Rossendale, Lancashire, BB4 4ZR

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