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Hi, my name is debby24! I am confused about the housing costs element of Universal Credit

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debby24
debby24 Community member Posts: 5 Listener
edited April 2021 in Universal Credit (UC)
Just had to move from income support to universal credit confused about how housing cost work tia

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  • Caz_Alumni
    Caz_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 621 Pioneering
    edited April 2021
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    Welcome to the community @debby24 :)

    Just to get us started on your query, according to the Universal Credit pages on the Scope website:
    Housing costs
    If you get help with housing costs, this will be included in Universal Credit. You will be responsible for paying your rent to your landlord.

    Plus, there's some further information available on the Turn2Us website about the housing element of Universal Credit claims. That might help to answer some of the questions that you have about your move to UC?

    Also, I know you've said that you're a bit confused about how the housing element works. Do you want to tell us a bit more about what it is specifically that you need some help with? Then our members can jump in and offer you some additional guidance if you need it. 

    Last of all, just to let you know that I have slightly edited the title of your post and moved your query to our Universal Credit page, just to make it easier for the Online community to see and respond to your question.

    Hope that all makes sense and proves to be useful to you. Just give us a shout if you have any questions for us :)

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  • chiarieds
    chiarieds Community member Posts: 16,158 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi @debby24 - I just wanted to welcome you to this online community. :)
  • janer1967
    janer1967 Community member Posts: 21,964 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi and welcome

    As above let us know what it is your confused about and we can try and help if you haven't found the answer from the info above 
  • debby24
    debby24 Community member Posts: 5 Listener
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    Thank you for replys have looked through other posts and understand now ?
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