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Benefits

Find out about which benefits you may be eligible for and how to apply or report a changes to your circumstances.

Housing benefit

Housing benefit is a scheme to help people pay their rent to us, a housing association or a private landlord.

Local support scheme

How to get the support you need in an emergency, if you are at risk and cannot support yourself financially.

Benefit cap

There’s a limit on the total amount of benefit that most people aged 16 to 64 can get. This is called the benefit cap.

Council tax reduction scheme

​If you are on a low income, you may be eligible for a reduction in council tax.

Personal independence payment

Disability living allowance is gradually being replaced by a personal independence payment (PIP) for people aged 16 to 64.

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