Housing Systems: Combating poverty and sustaining tenancies.
Universal Credit: Housing Costs

Main Principles

What's covered and the basics of how it's worked out.

Supported Housing

Special rules for those living in supported housing.

Social Housing

Including information on the Bedroom Tax.

Temporary Housing

Special rules for claimants living in temporary accommodation.

Private Rented

Including information on Local Housing Allowance.

Joint Tenants

How does it work for joint tenants and what if one has left??

Home Ownership

What help can a home owner get?

Service Charges

What's eligible and what's not.


Which UC claimants can get a Discretionary Housing Payment?