Housing Benefit / Universal Credit
You may be entitled to benefits to cover all or part of your rent.
Please remember, as it is your rent account you are still responsible for ensuring that the rent is paid, even if you qualify for Housing Benefit or Universal Credit.
You may qualify for assistance from Housing Benefit. Housing Benefit (HB) is a government subsidy administered by the local authority (Glasgow City Council), which helps people who are on lower incomes to pay their rent.
If you qualify for Housing Benefit, you will pay a reduced amount towards your rent (or perhaps have no amount to pay) every month.
We are very keen to see all those who might
Universal Credit (UC) is a single monthly payment for people in or out of work, which merges together some of the benefits and tax credits that you might be getting now. UC will be paid monthly and will include your rent cost which you will then be responsible for paying to the Association.
UC is expected to
This short video explains how to make a claim for Universal Credit: .
If you have any queries about Universal Credit please contact Lyndsay or John at our office.