Universal credit

Can I still apply for housing benefit?

Certain people can still apply for housing benefit, instead of universal credit.

You should apply to us for housing benefit if:

Apply for housing benefit

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*Please note: Our system is not available between 2am and 2.15am (Monday - Thursdays) and 2am and 4am (early Saturday mornings) allow for daily maintenance to take place. Please do not attempt to use this service between these times or you may lose your data.