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    I took a postgraduate loan for part time studies and my housing benefit claim has 95 pounds counted as income on my claim.im only receiving 5142 pounds for academic year 2017/2018 and the rest of 5142 pounds next academic year 2018/2019.
    Housing excempted 10 pounds and counted 95 pounds as an income for the 5142 pounds im getting for the first year..i have read a previous thread and it appears my award is wrong as I read housing benefits take travel/ study materials into consideration and that should reduce the amount to 19.5 pounds per week and 10 pounds exempted should be 9.5 pounds per week..i have 95 pounds per week on my claim for the 5142 I will be getting for the first year..
    Can you please advise if this is right or wrong?
    Apologise if I'm asking something you've already answered..im very worried at the moment.
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    (Original post by Juddyzzz)
    I took a postgraduate loan for part time studies and my housing benefit claim has 95 pounds counted as income on my claim.im only receiving 5142 pounds for academic year 2017/2018 and the rest of 5142 pounds next academic year 2018/2019.
    Housing excempted 10 pounds and counted 95 pounds as an income for the 5142 pounds im getting for the first year..i have read a previous thread and it appears my award is wrong as I read housing benefits take travel/ study materials into consideration and that should reduce the amount to 19.5 pounds per week and 10 pounds exempted should be 9.5 pounds per week..i have 95 pounds per week on my claim for the 5142 I will be getting for the first year..
    Can you please advise if this is right or wrong?
    Apologise if I'm asking something you've already answered..im very worried at the moment.
    I think the disregard is supposed to be 70% of your loan. So it should be more like £30 a week they count.
 
 
 
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