Landlords and Housing Benefit
Use the pages below to find more information specifically for landlords providing advice on receiving Housing Benefit.
Landlords and the welfare reform
Several changes to the welfare system are being introduced from April 2013. These will potentially affect you, and/or your tenants so please have a look at our web pages dedicated to welfare reform: www.lincoln.gov.uk/welfarereform. There is also a proposed new scheme for Council Tax Support from April 2013, and potential changes to discounts/exemptions for empty properties - please see this link, which includes details on how to respond to the proposed support scheme public consultation.
Download the Welfare Reform County Newsletter for more advice and indepth information.
Find out more about out landlord Housing Benefits forums.
If you are a landlord, find out here how your tenants can claim Housing Benefit.
Information about how we pay benefits direct to landlords.
Information for landlords if your tenant is overpaid benefit.