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  • Help to pay your rent if you rent from the council or a housing association

    https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/housing_advice/paying_for_a_home/housing_benefit/how_housing_benefit_is_calculated

    If you rent from the council or a housing association and you are on a low income you might be entitled to help towards paying your rent through Universal Credit or Housing Benefit. Find out how the amount you can get is calculated. |If you rent from the council or a housing association and you are on a low income you might be entitled to help towards paying your rent through Universal Credit or Housing Benefit. Find out how the amount you can get is calculated.

  • Shelter Scotland submission to the Scottish Affairs Committee on the bedroom tax

    https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/professional_resources/policy_library/shelter_scotland_submission_to_the_scottish_affairs_committee_on_the_bedroom_tax

    In May 2013 Shelter Scotland were asked to submit written evidence to the Scottish Affairs Committee on the impact of the 'bedroom' tax and other changes to housing benefit in Scotland. This is our evidence submission. |In May 2013 Shelter Scotland were asked to submit written evidence to the Scottish Affairs Committee on the impact of the 'bedroom' tax and other changes to housing benefit in Scotland. This is our evidence submission.

  • Housing Benefit

    https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/housing_advice/paying_for_a_home/housing_benefit/what_is_housing_benefit

    Housing Benefit is gradually being phased out and replaced by Universal Credit. Only some people can still make a new claim for Housing Benefit. This page provides information about who may still be eligible and how to apply. |Housing Benefit is gradually being phased out and replaced by Universal Credit. Only some people can still make a new claim for Housing Benefit. This page provides information about who may still be eligible and how to apply.

  • Help to pay rent if you're a private renter

    https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/housing_advice/paying_for_a_home/housing_benefit/local_housing_allowance

    If you rent from a private landlord and you are on a low income you might be entitled to help towards paying your rent through Universal Credit or Housing Benefit. Find out how the amount you can get is calculated and information about Local Housing Allowance (LHA).|If you rent from a private landlord and you are on a low income you might be entitled to help towards paying your rent through Universal Credit or Housing Benefit. Find out how the amount you can get is calculated and information about Local Housing Allowance (LHA).

  • Agreements when living together

    https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/housing_advice/families_and_households/living_together/moving_in_together

    Moving in with a partner is a big step. This page looks at things you need to think about. It's important to know what your housing rights are so you're prepared.|Moving in with a partner is a big step. This page looks at things you need to think about. It's important to know what your housing rights are so you're prepared.

  • Shelter Scotland's Policy Library

    https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/professional_resources/policy_library/26

    Read our latest briefings and policy documents, or browse the archive.|Read our latest briefings and policy documents, or browse the archive.

  • Shelter Scotland's Policy Library

    https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/professional_resources/policy_library/27

    Read our latest briefings and policy documents, or browse the archive.|Read our latest briefings and policy documents, or browse the archive.

  • Social Security (Scotland) Bill Stage 1 Debate Briefing

    https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/professional_resources/policy_library/social_security_scotland_bill_stage_1_debate_briefing

    Shelter Scotland welcomes the introduction of the Social Security (Scotland) Bill; particularly the principles of dignity and respect and positioning social security as an investment in the people of Scotland.|Shelter Scotland welcomes the introduction of the Social Security (Scotland) Bill; particularly the principles of dignity and respect and positioning social security as an investment in the people of Scotland.

  • Shelter Scotland briefing on Discretionary Housing Payments (DHPs)

    https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/professional_resources/policy_library/shelter_scotland_briefing_on_discretionary_housing_payments_dhps

    Since the original version of this briefing was published in June 2013, both the UK and Scottish Governments have added to the original funds available for Discretionary Housing Payments. This updated briefing (November 2013) reflects those additions. |Since the original version of this briefing was published in June 2013, both the UK and Scottish Governments have added to the original funds available for Discretionary Housing Payments. This updated briefing (November 2013) reflects those additions.

  • Consultation on Social Security in Scotland - Policy Response

    https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/professional_resources/policy_library/consultation_on_social_security_in_scotland_-_policy_response

    Shelter Scotland welcomes the opportunity to submit a response to the Scottish Social Security Consultation. With the imminent transfer of a number of new powers around welfare, the Scottish Government has a unique opportunity to redesign how welfare is understood and perceived as well as create a system which better serves the people who rely on it.|Shelter Scotland welcomes the opportunity to submit a response to the Scottish Social Security Consultation. With the imminent transfer of a number of new powers around welfare, the Scottish Government has a unique opportunity to redesign how welfare is understood and perceived as well as create a system which better serves the people who rely on it.