Find out what you need to know about housing benefits and benefit fraud.
Universal Credit was put in place by the Department for Work and Pensions to help those of working age to live more comfortably. Read on to learn more about this benefit and if you qualify.
If your Housing Benefit is less than your rent, regardless of the reason, you will have to make up the difference and pay it to your landlord. If you are struggling to meet the difference between the benefit you have been awarded and your full rent, you may be able to apply for Discretionary Housing Payment (DHP).
Depending on your circumstances, you may be entitled to support with your Council Tax payments. If you’re on low income or in receipt of certain benefits, this support is likely to be available to you.
Housing Benefit is paid to help pay rent for those who need it. Find out more about Housing Benefit, how it helps, and who qualifies for it.
If you’ve received a housing benefit overpayment, you have steps to take to ensure that there aren’t issues further down the line. Read on to find out why this is important and why you should act.
Used to establish Housing Benefit entitlement for privately rented accommodation, Local Housing Allowance (LHA) is based on the local area and your household size. Read on to see how we calculate your entitlement.
Ryedale District Council is committed to reducing fraud and error for the good of local residents and taxpayers nationwide. You can help by reporting any suspected fraud.
Ryedale District Council is committed to reducing benefit fraud. Find out how to report it and what information those reporting need to provide.
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