Universal Credit: information for landlords

Universal Credit information and guidance for private and social rented sector landlords.

Guidance for social and private landlords about Universal Credit

Claiming Universal Credit

Guidance to help your tenants claim Universal Credit.

About Universal Credit

Guidance for claimants that could be useful to landlords.

Other benefits and support

Your tenants could be eligible for other benefits and financial support.

Published 12 March 2018
Last updated 6 March 2024 + show all updates
  1. Added links to new guidance: 'Landlord Portal: using automation to confirm housing costs' and 'Social rented sector Landlord Portal'.

  2. Added the following to the collection: Universal Credit: Housing Queries Routeway, Universal Credit consent and disclosure of information, How the deductions from benefit scheme works: guidance for creditors or suppliers, Universal Credit and you and Universal Credit: top tips for landlords.

  3. Added 'Universal Credit: Landlord Portal and Trusted Partner Scheme for social landlords' to collection. Added 'Universal Credit: Alternative Payment Arrangements' to collection. Added 'Universal Credit: service charges – guidance for landlords' to collection.

  4. Added a link to the Universal Credit landlord engagement newsletters page.

  5. First published.