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Heating and housing benefits

Get help with energy bills and housing costs.

  1. Apply for a Discretionary Housing Payment

    You may be eligible if you get Housing Benefit but still can't afford your housing costs.

  2. Claim Housing Benefit

    You could get Housing Benefit to help pay your rent if you’re on a low income.

  3. Get help with energy bills

    Help to pay your energy bills and money for home improvements to keep you warm.

  4. Local housing allowance

    Information on how to apply for housing benefit if you're renting privately.

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