Housing Benefit

Information about Housing Benefit - a regular council payment to help pay your rent

Housing Benefit is a regular council payment to help pay your rent. You may be eligible for Housing Benefit if you are on a low income or claiming benefits. An overview of Housing Benefit is available from the Department for Work & Pensions 

EU Settlement Scheme
Following the UK’s departure from the European Union, EU, EEA or Swiss Citizens living in the UK are required to apply to the scheme to continue living, working, studying and receiving benefits in the UK after 30 June 2021.
If you already have settled status, pre-settled status, or have applied and awaiting a decision, please provide proof of this to the Benefits Section as soon as possible by emailing revbens@eastleigh.gov.uk, please include your claim reference number, name and address. 
Further information on the EU settlement scheme can be found on the gov.uk website.