Who will be affected?

You will still need to claim Housing Benefit if you:

  • have more than 2 children or
  • live in supported accommodation or
  • are of Pension Credit age.

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.