Payments cannot be awarded for any of the following:

  • ineligible service or support charges
  • any rent you have to pay if you only qualify for Council Tax Support
  • any council tax you have to pay if you only qualify for Housing Benefit or Second Adult Rebate
  • increases in your rent to cover rent arrears
  • reductions in any benefit as a result of child support
  • amounts of Housing Benefit that have been suspended