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Part time students and benefits - Can part time students get help with housing costs?

Find out more about part time students and benefits.

Can part time students get help with housing costs?

Housing Benefit

If you are a part-time student, you may be able to get Housing Benefit.

If you are under Pension Credit age and receive student support, in the form of a grant or loan, this will usually reduce the amount of Housing Benefit you can get; unless you also get Income Support, income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance or income-related Employment and Support Allowance in which case you will automatically receive your maximum entitlement to Housing Benefit.


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