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The Benefit Cap and Housing Benefit

The Benefit Cap is a limit on the total amount of certain benefits you can get if you're under the age for getting Pension Credit.

Find out how the Benefit Cap might affect you if you're getting Housing Benefit.

If you want to speak to someone about changes to benefits, you can phone the independent welfare changes helpline for free on 0808 802 0020 or contact your local Citizens Advice.

The Benefit Cap and Housing Benefit

The benefit cap and how it will affect housing benefit for people of working age.

Who is exempt?

Exemption from the benefit cap for people who qualify for working tax credit or pension credit, are getting certain benefits or if you have been employed for at least 50 weeks.

Which benefits are included?

Which benefits are and are not included in the benefit cap and how this affects people getting housing benefit.

The Benefit Cap - what support is available?

The benefit cap and information on additional support available to those affected.