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Universal Credit (UC) housing costs element - Universal Credit (UC): How much will I get? I have a shared ownership property

Universal Credit (UC) housing costs element can help with rent and some service charges

Universal Credit (UC): How much will I get? I have a shared ownership property

If you are renting while buying your home through a shared ownership scheme, you may be able to get help with your rent and service charges through Universal Credit.

You won't get any help with your mortgage through Universal Credit, but you might be able to get help through a Support for Mortgage Interest Loan.

You won't be affected by the Local Housing Allowance rules or the Bedroom Tax. 

 

Reviewed June 2022

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