Housing Systems: Combating poverty and sustaining tenancies.
Claims: How to Claim


Find out how people in a 'live' Digital area claim Universal Credit.


Claiming Universal Credit in the 'Gateway' areas - find out more here.

Registering intention to claim

Who can register an intention to claim and why would you do it?

Information & Evidence

Information and evidence needed and how long has the claimant got?


What if the claimant cannot claim for themselves?More detail in this section.

New Claim Interview

What happens at the New Claim Interview?

Existing Benefits

What happens to the claimant's existing legacy benefits when they make a claim for Universal Credit?