Housing Systems: Combating poverty and sustaining tenancies.
Housing Costs: Main Principles

Service Charges

Find out which service charges are eligible to be covered by Universal Credit for those living in social housing and home ownership.

Differences to HB

The main differences between Housing Benefit rules and Universal Credit housing costs rules, as outlined in the Universal Credit Regulations

Who cannot get help

Some claimants - whilst liable for rent for the home where they live - will not be entitled to help with their housing costs - find out who.

18-21 Year Olds

What were the rules for 18-21 year olds and the Housing Costs Element between 1st April 2017 & 1st Jan 2019?