Hi everyone,Thank you for taking the time to read my post.
I really appreciate any advice you can give me.
today we have found out we have had a £5500 housing benefit overpayment over 9 months.
We are totally in shock and absolutely devastated about the situation
The council were not aware that my partner had started part time work in Dec 2014 and that I returned to work part time after my maternity leave in April 2015.
We did not know that we had to inform the council as we thought it was all automatically done through tax credits/hmrc.
We didn't think anyth