You could get Housing Benefit to help you pay your rent if you're on a low income, whether you're unemployed or working.
You can only claim Housing Benefit if you have 3 or more children, live in supported or temporary accommodation or are of pensionable age.
If the above does not apply to you, you may be eligible to claim universal credit
- Estimate how much Housing Benefit you could be eligible for with these benefit calculators.
- Before making a claim you may also want to read about who can claim Housing Benefit
- Make a claim for Housing Benefit.
- Appeal a benefit decision that we have made.
If you cannot apply online, please contact us here and we will help.