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Housing Benefit

Claim Housing Benefit

If you’re on a low income you may be able to get help with your rent

Discretionary Housing Payments

Find out how to get extra help if there is a shortfall in your rent

Local Housing Allowance

How we work the amount of Housing Benefit we can pay to private tenants

Overpayments

What happens if you’ve been overpaid Housing Benefit

Landlords

Advice for landlords who have tenants claiming Housing Benefit

Self-employed

How we assess your income if you’re self-employed

Non-dependants

People over the age of 18 living with you may affect your claim