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Appeal or request a review

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As a landlord you can appeal against the following decisions:

  • Who housing benefit is paid to
  • An overpayment of housing benefit where Middlesbrough Council has decided to recover the amount from you (the landlord)

You can appeal against any of the above decisions online.

Make an appeal or request a review using the online form.

For any appeal, please give full reasons as to why you disagree with the decision made and provide supporting evidence.

An appeal must be made within one calendar month of a decision. If an appeal is late, reasons must be given as to why.

An appeal received 13 months or more after the date of a decision is outside the absolute time limit and will not be accepted.

The date of decision is the date on the benefit entitlement letter.

An overpayment invoice is not a benefit decision notice and cannot be appealed against.

As a claimant you can appeal against the following decisions:

  • When a claim is made
  • The date your claim is paid from
  • Whether a claim is awarded or not (eg backdate)
  • Who housing benefit is paid to
  • Ending your benefit claim
  • An overpayment of housing benefit - this could be the amount due to be repaid, whether it should be recovered, or who it is recovered from.

You can appeal against any of the above decisions online.

Make an appeal or request a review using the online form.

For any appeal, please give full reasons as to why you disagree with the decision made and provide supporting evidence.

An appeal must be made within one calendar month of a decision. If an appeal is late, reasons must be given as to why.

An appeal received 13 months or more after the date of a decision is outside the absolute time limit and will not be accepted.

The date of decision is the date on the benefit entitlement letter.