Advice: Housing costs support

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.

Check out their Housing options page

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