Find out about benefits.

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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.

Benefit fraud

Information about preventing and reporting benefit fraud