How much is the benefit cap limit?
|Household||Each year||Each month||Each week|
Household made up of a couple
If the claimant is a single person and
|Household||Each year||Each month for Universal Credit
(since October 2013)
|Each week for Housing Benefit
(since April 2013)
|Household made up of a couple (with or without children)
Lone parent (and the children they look after live with them)
|If the claimant is a single person and
they have no children
the children they look after don’t live with them
If you are suffering severe financial hardship or you are at risk, you may be able to get extra help with your housing costs.
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