Tag Archives: Housing Benefit

Wednesday 25th July 2018 – I Phone Birmingham City Council’s Benefits Service on 0121 464 7000, I’m Told There Is NO TIME LIMIT For Them To Process My Housing Benefit Appeal!

So I’ll continue to receive only 50 pence in Housing Benefit per week, until they’re inclined to process my Appeal!  Council Tax Benefit is also affected, there is NO TIME LIMIT for them to process my Appeal! Continue reading

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Saturday 21st July 2018 – I Receive Benefit Decision Notice from David Kinnair (Head of Benefits at Birmingham City Council)

The latest bombshell arrived through my letterbox today, from David Kinnair (Head of Benefits at Birmingham City Council).  It states that I will only receive 50 pence per week for Housing Benefit, leaving me (& my son) to pay £99.88 per … Continue reading

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Friday 27th April 2018 – Letter From David Kinnair (Birmingham City Council’s Head of Benefits) Takes 13 Days To Be Delivered!

Today, I have received a letter from David Kinnair – Head of Benefits at Birmingham City Council.  It is dated 14th April 2018 !!!  So it took 13 days to reach me! Continue reading

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Tuesday 17th April 2018 – Letter From David Kinnair (Birmingham City Council’s Head of Benefits) Takes 11 Days To Be Delivered! Leaves Me Only 3 Days To Provide Detailed Info To Council!

I have just received a letter from Birmingham City Council’s Benefits Service, dated 6th April 2018.  It took 11 days to drop through my letterbox! Continue reading

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Friday 16th June 2017 – I Receive Housing Benefit Decision Notice From Birmingham City Council

I’ve received a Benefit Decision Notice from Birmingham City Council today, (dated 12th June 2017). My gross rent is £101.40pw I’m entitled to £71.17pw Housing Benefit I must pay £30.23pw

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Tuesday 6th June 2017 – Another Trip To Erdington Customer Service Centre (Housing Benefit, Council Tax Benefit, & Rent)

it hardly requires the staff to break into a sweat to correctly date-stamp a couple of extra pages. Continue reading

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Monday 5th June 2017 – I Phone Birmingham City Council’s Rent Team on 0121 675 2006, To Clarify What I Must Pay

I rang Birmingham City Council’s Rent Team (for my area) on 0121 675 2006. “Q” said I must pay £12.99 today, then £32.07 per week. “Q” said I must put my change of circumstances in a letter, and take it … Continue reading

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