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What are the benefit limits from which specified accommodation is exempt?

Basic info

Category 1 exempt accommodation enjoys the following protections:

Categories 2, 3 and 4 specified accommodation enjoy the following protection only:

  • The Housing Benefit does not count towards the benefit cap
  • The rent payable for specified accommodation is covered by HB instead of a Universal Credit housing element