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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.

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.

What you can do if you’re affected by it

What to do if you think you'll be affected by the benefit cap and what your options are.