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Conditions for housing benefit

Applicants, and the members of their households, must meet certain conditions in order to qualify for housing benefit payments. You can check whether you qualify for housing benefit by using the housing benefit calculator.

Conditions for hous­ing benefit

Under the Housing Benefit Act, No. 75/2016, the aim of the act is to reduce lower-income tenants’ housing costs in connection with the rental of residential premises.   

App­lying for hous­ing benefit

If you consider that you meet the above conditions for housing benefit, you can submit an application. You can do this by logging in to “My pages”. Clickhereto apply for housing benefit.