Before you apply for Housing Benefit, you need to check your eligibility. If you (or your partner) are of working age, you may need to claim for Universal Credit instead to help with your rent.
How much Housing Benefit you might get depends on:
You can use our benefits calculatorto find out if you can claim and how much Housing Benefit you could get.
You may also be able to claim Council Tax Reduction if you’re claiming Housing Benefit.