[Request for Waiver of Overpayment of Housing Allowance]

B-254705: Feb 15, 1994

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A Navy officer requested a waiver of indebtedness for overpayments of overseas housing allowances. GAO held that the claimant acted in good faith and without fault in accepting the erroneous payment, since the Navy gave him erroneous information regarding a retroactive housing allowance payment. Accordingly, waiver was granted.

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