Housing Benefit changes - support

If you're affected by reduced Housing Benefit payments, there are a number of steps you may wish to consider.

If you're struggling to afford to remain in your home or would like some general guidance as to what help is available, please speak to your landlord or contact us.  Click here to contact us.  If you're a Council Tenant, please speak to your Neighbourhood Officer.

Council tenants - how to pay the difference

Click here to see our payments page.

Opportunities to increase your income

You may be able to increase your income by:

  • asking any non-dependents living in your home to increase their contributions to household bills;
  • taking in a lodger - click here for more details;
  • starting work; or
  • checking you receive all the benefits and support you are entitled to.