Housing Benefit is a national benefit paid to people on low incomes who have to pay rent for the home they live in.
Find out if you are entitled to claim Housing Benefit, and get an estimate of how much you could claim.
Apply for Housing Benefit and find out how it is paid.
Find out how Housing Benefit is calculated.
Please keep us up to date with any changes in your circumstances.
If you have been overpaid Housing Benefit you will need to arrange repayment.
What to do if you disagree with a decision about Housing Benefit.
Housing Benefit information and advice to landlords
If you need extra help to cover your housing costs, you may be able to claim Discretionary Housing Payments.
Advice for employers on recovering overpaid benefit from an employee’s pay.
This is a limit on the total amount of benefits that working age people can receive.
This applies to council and housing association tenants with ‘spare’ bedrooms.
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