Paying for living costs

This section includes information on some of the legal things you need to know about when you rent or own your own home.

This is not legal advice but information to help you plan. Legal advice is professional advice provided by a lawyer.

There are links to places you can get more information. 

Make sure you get specialist advice on legal issues if you are not sure.

You will need to pay for your home and living costs. If you do not have enough money in savings or from work, you can get benefits to pay for your home. What money you get will depend on your personal situation.

Make sure you get help or advice on benefits if you are not sure.

Turn 2 Us have an online benefit calculator

Citizen Advice have benefits information online or you can book to talk to someone.


Paying for living costs

Budgeting Help Sheet