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 if you are receipt of Severe Disability Premium
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.