If you are in receipt of housing benefit and experience a change in circumstances this may result in you transferring from housing benefit to Universal Credit. If you report a change to us we will notify you if you need to make a claim for Universal Credit.
Below is a list of changes that may result in your housing benefit ending. This list is not exhaustive and additional changes may result in your housing benefit ending.
- Birth of a child
- Your partner moving in
- Change of address
- End of Employment Support Allowance, Income Support or Job Seekers Allowance
- Any period of nil entitlement to housing benefit
- Starting work if unemployed