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Benefits and support

Benefits and support

Universal Credit and Housing Benefit

How to claim Universal Credit or Housing Benefit

See if you are eligible for Universal Credit or Housing Benefit and find out how to apply

How we pay your Housing Benefit

Information about how your Housing Benefit will be paid

How we calculate your Housing Benefit

See how we work out how much Housing Benefit you are entitled to

What to do if your Housing Benefit has been overpaid

Find out how to pay back any overpaid Housing Benefit

Appealing your Housing Benefit decision

Find out how to appeal if you disagree with a decision we've made about your Housing Benefit claim

Discretionary housing payments

If you don't have enough money to pay your rent you may be entitled to a one-off payment