Housing Benefit non-dependant deductions
If you have a non-dependant living with you, we will reduce the amount of Housing Benefit you receive. We will make a deduction depending on the non-dependant's weekly income.
We look at the non-dependant’s gross income, so before they have paid tax and National Insurance.
The table below applies if the non-dependant:
- is aged 18 or over
- works 16 hours a week or more, or is entitled to Universal Credit and working