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Housing Benefit

Universal Credit

From 4 July 2018, Universal Credit Full Service will be rolled out to all new working-age claimants in Dover. Please see our Universal Credit page for more information.


Who can claim?

Find out if you can get Housing Benefit

How to claim

How to make a claim for Housing Benefit

How much will I get?

How we work out your Housing Benefit 

Tell us about a change

You need to tell us straight away about changes that may affect your awards. 

Upload your proof

Upload proof to support your claim using our online form


If you've been paid too much, we will usually ask you to pay it back


Forms for Housing Benefit 

Moving home

You must tell us as soon as you move home

Discretionary Payments

Extra help towards your rent

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