Benefits and support Non-dependants (adults who live with you) may affect your Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support

How much we deduct for non-dependants

All figures shown below are weekly figures and usually change each April.

 
Non-dependant over 18, working 16 hours or more a week, may be receiving Universal Credit, with a gross weekly income of: Amount we take off Housing Benefit (£)
Up to £154 16.45
£154 to £223.99 37.80
£224 to £291.99 51.85
£292 to 388.99 84.85
£389 to £483.99 96.60
£484 or more 106.05
 
Non-dependant over 18, working 16 hours or more a week, may be receiving Universal Credit, with a gross weekly income of: Amount we take off Council Tax Support (£)
Under £224.00 4.20
£224 to 388.99 8.55
£389 to £483.99 10.70
£484.00 or more  12.85

 

Non-dependant Amount we take off Housing Benefit (£) Amount we take off Council Tax Support (£)
Over 18, working less than 16 hours a week, may also be receiving Universal Credit 16.45 4.20
Receiving Pension Credit, may or may not be working Nil Nil
Aged 25 or over and on IS/JSA(IB) or ESA(IR) main phase 16.45 Nil
Aged under 25 and on IS/JSA(IB) or assessment phase ESA(IR) Nil Nil
Aged 25 or over and receiving ESA(IR) assessment phase 16.45 Nil
Receiving ESA(IR) main phase 16.45 Nil
Aged under 25, has no earned income and is receiving Universal Credit  Nil 4.20 (Nil if living with someone over pension age)
Aged over 25, has no earned income and is receiving Universal Credit 16.45 4.20
Receiving ESA(C) or JSA(C) 16.45 4.20

 

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