Information for people who rent

If you live in a privately rented property or you are a private landlord you can find out more information about how Universal Credit and claiming housing costs on the Universal Credit FAQs section

If you are claiming Universal Credit and you are in rented accommodation please remember that any housing costs will be paid to you, not to your landlord. You should contact your landlord immediately and make arrangements to pay your rent directly to your landlord.

Additional help may be awarded by the Local Authority where housing costs paid through Universal Credit do not meet your full housing costs. Discretionary Housing Payments are discretionary awards and further information can be found in the related links area of this page.

Contact details for local social housing landlords include:

One Vision Housing
Tel 0300 365 1111
Website: www.ovh.org.uk

Riverside Housing
Tel: 0345 111 0000
Website: www.riverside.org.uk

Your Housing Group
Tel: 0345 345 0272
Website: www.yourhousinggroup.co.uk

Regenda
Tel: 0344 736 0066
Website: www.regenda.org.uk

Sanctuary Housing
Tel: 0800 131 3348
Website: www.sanctuary-housing.co.uk

Pierhead Housing
Tel: 0151 227 1001
Website: www.pierheadhousing.com

Adactus Housing Association
Tel: 0845 505 3355
Website: www.adactushousing.co.uk

Liverpool Housing Trust (LHT)
Tel: 0300 555 0131
Website: www.lht.co.uk

Plus Dane Housing
Tel: 0800 169 2988
Website: www.plusdane.co.uk

Crosby Housing Association
Tel: 0151 920 7300
Website: www.crosbyhousing.org.uk


Last Updated on 11 October 2017

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