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  • Appealing against a housing benefit decision

    https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/advice_topics/paying_for_a_home/housing_benefit/challenging_a_housing_or_council_tax_benefit_decision

    If you receive a letter or an explanation from the housing benefit department that you disagree with, there are things you can do to get your benefits decision looked at again.|If you receive a letter or an explanation from the housing benefit department that you disagree with, there are things you can do to get your benefits decision looked at again.|If you receive a letter or an explanation from the housing benefit department that you disagree with, there are things you can do to get your benefits decision looked at again.

  • Deductions from benefits

    https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/advice_topics/paying_for_a_home/rent_arrears/deductions_from_benefits

    If you get income support, JSA, employment and support allowance or pension credit and you have rent arrears, payments towards your arrears can be deducted directly from your benefit.|If you get income support, JSA, employment and support allowance or pension credit and you have rent arrears, payments towards your arrears can be deducted directly from your benefit.|If you get income support, JSA, employment and support allowance or pension credit and you have rent arrears, payments towards your arrears can be deducted directly from your benefit.

  • Housing benefit while you are away from home

    https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/advice_topics/paying_for_a_home/housing_benefit/housing_benefit_while_you_are_away_from_home

    You might get housing benefit if you are away from home, with certain conditions. Check if you're eligible and how long you might be able to claim housing benefit for.|You might get housing benefit if you are away from home, with certain conditions. Check if you're eligible and how long you might be able to claim housing benefit for.|You might get housing benefit if you are away from home, with certain conditions. Check if you're eligible and how long you might be able to claim housing benefit for.

  • About benefits

    https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/advice_topics/paying_for_a_home/other_benefits_grants_and_loans/about_benefits_and_tax_credits

    Find out the basics about benefits and tax credits. Where to get help completing benefits and tax credits application forms.|Find out the basics about benefits and tax credits. Where to get help completing benefits and tax credits application forms.|Find out the basics about benefits and tax credits. Where to get help completing benefits and tax credits application forms.

  • Homelessness

    https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/advice_topics/homelessness

    Find out what homelessness is and how it can be avoided, plus how you can get help from the council, what your housing rights are and where to get help if you're sleeping rough.|Find out what homelessness is and how it can be avoided, plus how you can get help from the council, what your housing rights are and where to get help if you're sleeping rough.|Find out what homelessness is and how it can be avoided, plus how you can get help from the council, what your housing rights are and where to get help if you're sleeping rough.

  • Discretionary housing payments

    https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/advice_topics/paying_for_a_home/housing_benefit/discretionary_housing_payments

    If you claim some housing benefit but are having difficulty paying the rest of your rent yourself, you may be able to get a discretionary housing payment.|If you claim some housing benefit but are having difficulty paying the rest of your rent yourself, you may be able to get a discretionary housing payment.|If you claim some housing benefit but are having difficulty paying the rest of your rent yourself, you may be able to get a discretionary housing payment.

  • Checklists

    https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/downloads_and_tools/checklists

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  • Bereavement benefits

    https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/advice_topics/families_and_households/death_in_the_household/bereavement_benefits

    If your husband or wife has died in the last year, you may be entitled to some special benefits.|If your husband or wife has died in the last year, you may be entitled to some special benefits.|If your husband or wife has died in the last year, you may be entitled to some special benefits.

  • Homeless people's rights

    https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/advice_topics/homelessness/homeless_peoples_rights

    If you are homeless you may have rights to help from the council's housing and social work departments. You may still claim benefits, access medical help, or vote.|If you are homeless you may have rights to help from the council's housing and social work departments. You may still claim benefits, access medical help, or vote.|If you are homeless you may have rights to help from the council's housing and social work departments. You may still claim benefits, access medical help, or vote.

  • Other online checkers

    https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/downloads_and_tools/online_checkers/other_online_checkers

    Links to online tools which can help you set a budget and check if you're entitled to benefits and tax credits, find out how much you can borrow for a mortgage and how you can save on energy.|Links to online tools which can help you set a budget and check if you're entitled to benefits and tax credits, find out how much you can borrow for a mortgage and how you can save on energy.|Links to online tools which can help you set a budget and check if you're entitled to benefits and tax credits, find out how much you can borrow for a mortgage and how you can save on energy.