What is Support for Mortgage Interest?
Support for Mortgage Interest helps towards housing costs for the home you live in, such as the interest payments on mortgages and on other loans for home purchase, certain repairs, and home improvements.
It can also cover other housing costs including ground rent and service charges in some circumstances.
Applies to: England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland
Administered by: Department for Work and Pensions
Some of the rules and calculations described in this information sheet are very complicated so we recommend that you seek further advice on your particular situation. You can use the Find an Adviser tool on our website to find a local benefits adviser.