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  • Changes you need to report if you get benefits

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

    If your circumstances change, it may affect how much benefit you can get. This page explains what changes you need to report and how to report them. |If your circumstances change, it may affect how much benefit you can get. This page explains what changes you need to report and how to report them.

  • Universal Credit and help to pay rent

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

    Find out if you could be entitled to claim Universal Credit for help to pay your rent and how to apply.|Find out if you could be entitled to claim Universal Credit for help to pay your rent and how to apply.

  • About benefits

    https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/housing_advice/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.

  • Downloads and tools

    https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/housing_advice/downloads_and_tools

    Tools to help renters and homeowners with their housing issues. Online tools (does the council have to house me and what kind of tenancy do I have), checklists, flowcharts, template letters and a jargonbuster.|Tools to help renters and homeowners with their housing issues. Online tools (does the council have to house me and what kind of tenancy do I have), checklists, flowcharts, template letters and a jargonbuster.

  • Budgeting

    https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/housing_advice/paying_for_a_home/budgeting

    If you want to manage your money, drawing up a budget will really help. Find out what budgeting is and get resources to support you in looking after your finances|If you want to manage your money, drawing up a budget will really help. Find out what budgeting is and get resources to support you in looking after your finances

  • What is homelessness?

    https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/housing_advice/guides/homelessness/what_is_homelessness

    Even if you have a roof over your head you can still be homeless. This may be because you don't have any rights to stay where you live or your current home is unsuitable for you.|Even if you have a roof over your head you can still be homeless. This may be because you don't have any rights to stay where you live or your current home is unsuitable for you.

  • Housing associations

    https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/housing_advice/finding_a_place_to_live/housing_associations

    Housing associations offer affordable accommodation. Some specialise in accommodation for specific groups of people and offer support services.|Housing associations offer affordable accommodation. Some specialise in accommodation for specific groups of people and offer support services.

  • Energy efficiency

    https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/housing_advice/healthy_homes/saving_energy

    This page gives tips on the ways you can save energy and money in your home.|This page gives tips on the ways you can save energy and money in your home.

  • 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).

  • Waiting for a Housing Benefit claim to be processed

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

    What to expect while you are waiting for a Housing Benefit benefit decision. And what to do if you haven't heard anything from your council about your Housing Benefit claim.|What to expect while you are waiting for a Housing Benefit benefit decision. And what to do if you haven't heard anything from your council about your Housing Benefit claim.