Rossendale Housing Benefit

Rossendale Council



Anyone with rent responsibilities can apply for support with their housing costs, provided their savings do not exceed £16,000 (unless you're over 16 and receive Pension Credit - Guaranteed Credit, Income Support, Jobseekers Allowance - income-based, or live on a low income).


Available In
  • Rossendale
Available to Age Groups
  • No Restriction
What we can help with
  • Information on government/council support schemes
Available to these Groups
  • All Groups

Additional Information

You might be eligible for Housing Benefit under the following circumstances:

  • You work either full or part-time and earn a low wage.
  • You receive Employment and Support Allowance or other contribution-based state benefits.
  • You receive Income Support or other income-based benefits like Income-Based Jobseeker’s Allowance or the Guarantee Credit element of Pension Credit.
  • You are retired and have a modest income.

It's likely, you won't meet the criteria for Housing Benefit if:

  • Your savings exceed £16,000.
  • You are a student, unless you are disabled or have dependent children.
  • You pay rent to reside with a close relative.

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