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Find out more about Housing Benefit and Rate Relief
How going back to work affects your benefits - and what extra help you could get once you start work
If you rent your home, whether through the Northern Ireland Housing Executive (NIHE), a housing association or a private landlord and you wish to apply for Housing Benefit, you must apply through the NIHE.
If you are a tenant and you are getting only partial help with your rates through Housing Benefit you may be entitled to extra help through the Rate Relief Scheme. Other people just outside the Housing Benefit limits ...
Ratepayers aged 70 or over and living alone may be entitled to a 20 per cent reduction in their rates.