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Who can get Housing Benefit

If you are under Pension Credit age and live in any of the following post codes you will need to apply for help with your Housing costs through Universal credit.                                                                                                                         TN19 7**,  TN20 6**,  TN33 9**,  TN5 6**,  TN39 4**,  TN39 5** ,  BN20 0**,  BN20 9**,           BN22 0**,  BN23 5**,  BN23 6**,  BN23 7**,  BN23 8**,  BN24 5**,  BN24 6**,  BN26 5**,         BN26 6**,  BN26 9**,  BN27 1**,  BN27 2**,  BN27 3**,  BN27 4**,  BN27 9**,  TN21 0**,          TN21 1**, TN21 8**, TN21 9**, RH17 7**, RH18 5**, RH19,3**, RH19 4**, TN6 1**,TN6 2**, TN6 3**, TN3 9**, TN6 9**, TN7 4**.  If you think this applies to you please check if you can apply for universal credit (external link).

If the above does not apply you could get Housing Benefit to help you pay your rent if you're on a low income. Housing benefit can pay for part or all of your rent. How much you get depends on your income and circumstances. You can apply for housing benefit whether you're unemployed or working.