Universal Credit will not pay housing costs if:
- You are single and of state pension age. Or if you are part of a couple and are both of state pension age.
You can find your Pension Credit qualifying age using
- Qualify for the and receiving Income Support, Employment Support Allowance, Jobseekers Allowance or Housing Benefit or one of these benefits has ended in the last month
- Live in supported accommodation
- Have been placed in temporary accommodation by the Local Authority
You will need to claim Housing Benefit.