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Housing benefits

As of 22 November 2017, claimants should apply to Universal Credit for Housing Costs.

Housing Benefit

What it is, eligibility criteria and how to claim

Discretionary Housing Payments

Extra help with housing costs

Landlords advice

Advice for landlords whose tenants pay their rent using Housing Benefit

Local Housing Allowance

Housing Benefit for those who rent from a private landlord

Make a Housing Benefit appeal

Find out how to appeal a decision about your Housing Benefit

Special circumstances

Information on claiming Housing Benefit on two homes, up to 4 weeks before you move in or for a period of notice