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Carers UK Forum • Housing benefit and carers
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Housing benefit and carers

Posted: Thu Oct 15, 2015 3:44 pm
by Jade_15081
Hi guys. I have just been awarded carers and was wondering if I have to inform housing benefit. I receive full housing and was wondering if my carers allowance will affect.
Thanks

Re: Housing benefit and carers

Posted: Mon Oct 19, 2015 11:26 am
by caravanj
Jade_15081 wrote:Hi guys. I have just been awarded carers and was wondering if I have to inform housing benefit. I receive full housing and was wondering if my carers allowance will affect.
Thanks
Hello Jade,

Unfortunately yes, your housing benefit will be reduced by the amount of your carer's allowance.

https://www.gov.uk/carers-allowance/what-youll-get