Housing Support

You may be able to get help with housing costs through government or local council schemes.

Get help with all or part of your rent

You may get help with all or part of your rent. The amount you may be eligible for will vary based on whether you rent privately or from a council or housing association.

Use the gov.uk benefits calculator to see if you may be eligible

Housing benefit

Housing Benefit can help you pay your rent if you are state pension age or you’re in supported, sheltered or temporary accommodation

Check if you are eligible for Housing Benefit 

Council Tax support schemes

Councils run support schemes to help people on low incomes with their Council Tax bill.

Do check Gloucester City Council's website to see if you may be eligible 

Discretionary Housing Payments

If you are on certain benefits you may be eligible for Discretionary Housing Payments which provide financial support to help with rent or housing costs.

Find out more on Gloucester City Council's website

Get help with interest payments on mortgages or loans

If you’re a homeowner on qualifying benefits, you might be able to get help towards interest payments on your mortgage or loans you’ve taken out for certain repairs and improvements to your home.

Check if you’re eligible for Support for Mortgage Interest

95% mortgages for homes up to £600,000

You may be eligible to borrow up to 95% of the cost of a property worth up to £600,000 thanks to the mortgage guarantee scheme. Contact mortgage providers to see if you’re eligible.


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