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Housing Benefit

If you are living on a low income or claiming Benefits, you may be able to get housing benefit or local housing allowance (LHA) to help pay the rent on your home.

However, from April 2013, two major changes to the benefits system could reduce the amount of housing benefit you get, called the Bedroom Tax and Benefit Cap.

Housing Benefit - advice at The Portland Centre

At the Portland Centre we can help you with all of the following issues:

This is how the Portland Centre can help you

It is our promise that if you come into the Portland Centre feeling worried, anxious or confused about Housing Benefit payments, you will feel much better even after your first contact with us, because we WILL do everything we can to help you.

What next?

If you need help, information or advice on any matter including housing benefit, just call us on 01305 824333 or e-mail us using our contact form or pop in to see a Portland Centre staff member to receive immediate assistance and access our free, independent 'Care Home' guide, which includes a checklist of what you should be looking for in a Care Home.