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Who will be affected? | Universal Credit | Birmingham City Council

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Who will be affected?

You will still need to claim Housing Benefit if you:

  • live in supported accommodation or temporary accommodation, or
  • are of Pension Credit age or
  • are in receipt of Severe Disability Premium

Households of working age who claim in work or out of work benefits will be affected. This includes:

  • Income based Jobseeker’s Allowance
  • Income related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Income Support
  • Working Tax Credit
  • Child Tax Credit
  • Housing Benefit

You will need to apply for council tax support and claim for free school meals from us.