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Council tax reduction
Anyone any experience of losing disabled reduction to council tax in the family home if disabled person becomes a student an lives away from home? Our son must come home here each Uni holiday, and his GP and so on are still here. We'd like to downsize but can't as he needs a wheelchair accessible house in the holidays (about 14 weeks of the year) and so now we face an increase of £100s in council tax, plus we've lost carers allowance (can at least claim that in the holidays if eligible) and he cannot claim housing benefit where he is a student cos of the appalling Universal Credit rules on students... (if he was studying in another location he may well get HB as he gets ESA and meets the other criteria...)