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I have an issue with a possible contrived tenancy. I have

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Hi I have an issue with a possible contrived tenancy. I have had the same tenants for 10yrs .I have kept the rent at a low level witch ..hb pays the hole rent. The housing benefit goes direct to the agent and takes his commisIan and then pays me....who
be prosecuted and who will pay any overpayment
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.
Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you.
The tenant would. As Landlord its nothing to do with you, you didnt sign the form for HB.
So the tenant only would be liable.
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
Alex
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The paymentw goes direct to the letting agent,would the coucil asks me for the overpayment
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.
Yes it would - its still your application for HB.
Alex
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Sorry I am the landlord would I prosecuted and pay
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I do not understand your laSt answer
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Are you still tue
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.
No you would not be prosecuted nor have to pay, only the tenant.
Does that clarify?
Alex
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.
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