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The Benefit Cap

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.

The Benefit Cap will only affect you if you're getting Housing Benefit or Universal Credit. If the cap affects you, your benefit is reduced.

Find out if the cap affects your Housing Benefit or Universal Credit.

What you need to know

What the Benefit Cap is, how much it is and how it might affect you if you are getting housing benefit or Universal Credit (UC).