A change in your circumstances may affect the amount of housing benefit you receive. See what changes you have to report.
You must report changes affecting housing benefit. Check what changes have to be reported and what happens if you have been overpaid housing benefit
Report your changing income to the housing benefit office if you are on a zero hours contract or work varying hours
Housing benefit is normally only paid from the time you move into your home. In limited circumstances it can be paid for up to four weeks before you move in.
Housing benefit for two homes can sometimes be paid, but usually only for a limited period
In limited circumstances housing benefit can be paid for a period after you move out of your home. Find out how to make a claim.
Housing benefit while away from home may be payable for up to 4,13 or 52 weeks, depending on the reason for your absence.