If you're having trouble managing, you can get help to pay your rent and other housing costs.
Universal Credit is a benefit for people aged 18 or over and under State Pension age who are on a low income or out of work.
Universal Credit is replacing Housing Benefit. You'll usually qualify for Universal Credit instead of Housing Benefit. See if you can get this benefit and what changes may apply to you.
A DHP helps pay rent not covered by other benefits. See if you can get this payment.
Rates are a property tax used to pay for public services. Make sure you know who is responsible for paying rates on the home you live in.
Certain deductions are taken from your benefits payments. Learn how they work and see if they apply to you.
Overpayment is when you get a benefit you weren’t supposed to. Make sure you understand the risks and how to keep track of your benefits.
Make sure you tell the Housing Executive if your situation or needs change. You could put your benefits at risk if you do not.
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