The website Independent Age has guide full of information on housing costs support
Housing costs can take up a big part of our budgets, but if you’re on a low income you could be entitled to extra money towards your rent or mortgage. Independent Age explains the types of support available if you’re renting or on a mortgage.
Are you struggling to pay your rent?
If you’re struggling to cover your rent, you could qualify for Housing Benefit. It’s intended to help tenants with a low income with their housing costs. The amount you get depends on your income, savings and circumstances. It could pay some or all of your rent.
Are you considering a move?
Moving house is a big decision and it’s important to be well informed before making any choices. The Independent Age website goes through the different types of housing you may want to consider.