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Hardship Payments - Hardship Payments and Claiming Other Benefits or Tax Credits

Hardship Payments are reduced-rate payments of Jobseeker's Allowance (JSA), Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) and Universal Credit (UC) that are made in limited circumstances, including if you have been sanctioned.

Hardship Payments and Claiming Other Benefits or Tax Credits

Whilst getting Jobseeker's Allowance (JSA), Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) or Universal Credit (UC) Hardship Payments, you are still entitled to full Housing Benefit and other passported benefits in the usual way.

 

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