Housing Benefit

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Make a Housing Benefit claim

Housing Benefit helps you pay your rent.

Who can claim Housing Benefit?

Find out if you can get Housing Benefit

How your benefit is calculated

Details of how benefit entitlement is worked out

What evidence do I need to provide

We need certain information and evidence to process your claim.

Discretionary housing payment

Information on the discretionary housing payment scheme.

Housing benefits overpayments

Information on benefit overpayments

Backdated benefit

Make a claim for backdated benefits.

Local Housing Allowance

Local Housing Allowance is used to work out how much Housing Benefit you get.

Benefit cap

The benefit cap is a limit that has been set on the maximum amount of benefit that some working age people can receive.