What to do if you live in a Universal Credit area
Claim help with your rent from Universal Credit
- you have three or more children; or
- you live in supported or temporary accommodation; or
- you are Pension Credit-age
then you must claim Housing Benefit from us instead
Council Tax Support and free school meals
You must claim these from us even if you already get help with rent from Universal Credit. Claim Council Tax Support and free school meals from us.
If you are not liable to pay council tax just claim free school meals.