Benefit restrictions

  • Service charges Service charges Housing Benefit cannot be paid for all of your rent if your rent includes an amount towards some service charges for your property. Some service charges are covered by Housing...
  • Single people under 35 years oldThis section deals only with private sector claims from customers who: are under the age of 35 and live alone and are not responsible for a child.
  • Rent restrictionsA number of factors have to be taken into consideration when making a rent determination.
  • Non-dependantsThe government regulations state that in the majority of circumstances when you have an adult over 18 living with you who is not your partner, a deduction is to be made from your benefit entitlement.