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- Also in Advice for private tenants
- Rent, rates and housing benefit
- Paying rent for a private tenancy
- Problems paying rent
- Housing benefit & LHA for private tenants
- Overview of local housing allowance
- Who can claim housing benefit
- How much housing benefit will you get if you rent privately?
- Applying for housing benefit
- Payments of housing benefit
- Help if your housing benefit doesn't cover your full rent
- Housing benefit for single people
- Housing benefit after a sudden change in income or a death in the family
- Video guide to Housing Benefit for private tenants
- Rates in private tenancies
- Avoiding rates arrears
- Witholding rent payments
- Rent increases
- Rent control in private tenancies