Housing Benefit

If you are on a low income, you may be entitled to help with your rent.


How Housing Benefit is paid

The amount you get depends on a number of factors.

More information is available from the UK Government’s Housing Benefit guide.

If you are a council tenant, your Housing Benefit entitlement will be paid directly to your rent account.

If you are not a council tenant your Housing Benefit will normally be paid directly to either you or your landlord's bank/building society account.

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