Services List Housing Benefit Housing Benefit can help you pay your rent if you are unemployed, on a low income or claiming benefits. Discretionary Housing Payments may also be available for those needing extra help with their housing costs. Universal Credit Universal Credit is a payment to help with your living costs. You may be able to get it if you are on a low income, out of work or cannot work. Local Housing Allowance If you are renting your home from a private landlord, your Housing Benefit will usually be worked out using the Local Housing Allowance (LHA) scheme. Household Support Fund Find out about the Household Support Fund and other financial help available in North Yorkshire. Council Tax Reduction Scheme Council Tax Reduction gives you a discount on your council tax bill if you are on a low income. Benefit fraud Information about preventing and reporting benefit fraud Money, benefit advice and support If you have money worries and struggling to make ends meet we are here to help. Landlord information Information for landlords including Housing Benefit. Check what benefits you might be entitled to You can find out if you are entitled to any benefits.