Universal credit explained
Universal Credit is a monthly payment to help with your living costs, and you may be able to claim it if you are on a low income, out of work or you cannot work.
Universal Credit FAQs
Find out the answers to your questions about Universal Credit.
Update your Universal Credit claim
It is really important that you have updated your online claim with details of your new rent charges, as your payments may be wrong if you do not do this.
How to claim Universal Credit
This section provides you with help and support claiming Universal Credit.
Reporting a change of circumstances to Universal Credit
If you have a change in your circumstances, it is important you report this as soon as possible to prevent you being under- or over-paid Universal Credit.
How to update your rent charges for the new financial year for Universal Credit claimants
In this section we provide you with guidance on updating your rent charges for the new financial year and explain why this is so important.