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From the 5 September 2018 your tenants can only make a new claim for Housing Benefit if: 

  • They are Pension Credit qualifying age.
    You can find your Pension Credit qualifying age using Check your State Pension age  Opens in a new window
  • They have 3 or more children
  • You provide them with supported accommodation
  • They have been placed in temporary accommodation by the Local Authority

If not they need to claim Universal Credit  Opens in a new window .