Practice Guidance

Housing benefit and universal credit housing costs

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Introduction

Updated by Gary Vaux, head of money advice at Hertfordshire council. Contents Introduction What can housing benefit help with? What is the maximum housing benefit? How housing benefit is calculated How much housing benefit will a claimant receive? Making a claim for housing benefit Waiting for a claim to be processed How housing benefit is […]

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