Housing Benefit is a national welfare benefit. The purpose of the housing benefit scheme is to help people on low incomes to pay their rent.
- Available In
- Available to Age Groups
- No Restriction
- What we can help with
- Help with accommodation or my tenancy
- Information on government/council support schemes
- Available to these Groups
- All Groups
We issue Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support to those in need in Copeland.
These benefits may be provided to those who are on low income or are unemployed, carers, sick or disabled.
Information on financial support including housing benefits, council tax discount and exemptions and discretionary housing payments can be found here.
Those who receive benefits may be entitled to receive an extra £650 from the government.
Information on who is eligible, and how to claim, can be found here.