To receive an award of Universal Credit the claimant must meet certain basic conditions. Find out what these are.
In many parts of GB, as well as meeting the basic conditions, the claimant must also meet extra 'Gateway Conditions'.
To be eligible for UC a claimant must not be a "person subject to immigration control" and must be "habitually resident" in the UK.
Most full time students cannot claim UC but there are exceptions, and special rules apply to the claim and to the award calculation.
Particular rules apply when a claimant goes to prison, depending on circumstances. What if someone else is left in the property?
Special rules apply to certain categories of supported housing, including some claimants who are actually living in general needs housing!