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What is Universal Credit?

What is Universal Credit?

Universal Credit is a new benefit for working-age people to support you if you're working and on a low income, or if you're out of work. It will eventually replace 6 income-related benefits.

This short video explains:

  • What Universal Credit is

  • Roll out of the Universal Credit ‘full’ service

  • How to pay your rent

  • Where to go for help


Find out more about Universal Credit

Together Housing website: www.togetherhousing.co.uk/rent-money-advice/welfare-reform/universal-credit/

Gov.uk: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/universal-credit-toolkit-for-partner-organisations

Citizens Advice: https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/benefits/universal-credit

 

Article by:

Ross is the Digital and Social Media Officer at Together Housing.