Housing Benefit

Warning Sign TinyCoronavirus update: extra help with Housing Benefit has been introduced for working age households.

We are experiencing high demand. Please be advised that Housing Benefit payments will be paid as normal. You can help by using these online services and calling us with emergencies only at this time. For all our Coronavirus updates, press here.

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 live in supported or temporary accommodation, are of pensionable age or your other benefits include a severe disability premium.

If the above does not apply to you, you may beĀ eligible to claim universal credit.

  1. Estimate how much Housing Benefit you could be eligible for with these benefit calculators.
  2. Make a claim for Housing Benefit.
  3. Upload evidence to support your claim for Housing Benefit.
  4. Appeal a benefit decision that we have made.

If you cannot apply online, please contact us, here are our contact details, including our email address