HB: Controlling behaviour

1. In the context of a refuge that is specified accommodation “controlling behaviour” means an act designed to make a person subordinate or dependent by:
  1. isolating them from sources of support,
  2. exploiting their resources and capacities for personal gain,
  3. depriving them of the means needed for independence, resistance or escape; or
  4. regulating their everyday behaviour.1The Housing Benefit Regulations 2006/213 reg 2(1) def “controlling behaviour” as amended by SI 2022 No 942 reg 2(2)(b) 1/10/2022
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