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Housing Benefit and Local Housing Allowance: help with your rent


Housing Benefit and Local Housing Allowance are benefits paid by your local council to help with the rent. You can claim if you are working or unemployed, and how much you get depends on your savings, income, and other circumstances.

Our Icon for pdf Housing Benefit and Local Housing Allowance: help with your rent factsheet (F26) (PDF, 313.0kb)  explains how to claim, when payments will be made, and what to do if you disagree with a decision on your claim.

 

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Welfare Rights
03000 268 968
Our address is:
  • Revenues and Benefits
  • PO Box 254
  • Stanley
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DH8 1GG
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