Publications

The 2023-24 editions of our bestselling housing costs handbooks are available to purchase below.

Books will be dispatched once payment has cleared.


Volume one – Guide to Universal Credit & Council Tax Rebates 2023-2024

Price: £47.50 + P&P

Covers the UK rules about help with personal housing costs from universal credit, mortgage interest loans, council tax rebates in Great Britain and rate rebate in Northern Ireland.
This edition explains all the new rules for social housing renters, private renters and homeowners starting from April 2023, including the annual uprating. It sets out the qualifying conditions for entitlement to universal credit and gives a detailed explanation of the housing costs element for renters and mortgage interest loans for homeowners.

You can amend the number of copies you wish to purchase during checkout.


Volume two – Guide to Housing Benefit 2023-2024

Price: £47.50 + P&P

Covers the UK rules about getting housing benefit towards social housing and private rent payments, and pension credit towards homeowners’ ground rent and service charges.

This edition explains all the new rules for social housing renters and private renters starting from April 2023, including the annual uprating.

You can amend the number of copies you wish to purchase during checkout.


2023-2024 bundles - save 25% when ordering the two books together

Price: £71.25 + P&P

Each bundle ordered will include one copy of each of the two 2023-24 volumes.

Ordering the two books together as a bundle saves 25% on the individual book prices.

You can amend the number of copies you wish to purchase during checkout.


If you have any queries, please call 0344 515 1155 or email publications@shelter.org.uk.