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Do you claim Universal Credit?

If so, you need to complete your yearly rent update now

Do you claim Universal Credit?

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If you claim Universal Credit you will need to update your rent & service charge figures on your UC journal. It is your responsibility to update this as Trent & Dove Housing cannot inform Universal Credit about any rent changes on your behalf.

You will need to log into your UC claim page and there should be a reminder in your ‘to do’ section to update your housing costs. If this is not there and you have not already completed this, you will need to click on ‘report a change of circumstances’ to update ‘Where you live and what it costs' under ‘something else’.  

When prompted you will need to input the following:

  • Rent amount
  • Eligible service charge
  • Ineligible service charge
  • Charge frequency
  • Number of rent free weeks per year

 It is really important that the date of change is 05/04/2021 for this to be approved.

A letter was posted to each household with the new rent & service charge figures in February 2021. If you need these figures confirming again, please contact us on 01283 528528.

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