Benefit entitlement advice Housing and council tax benefits in Trafford If you are currently renting a property in Trafford and are on a low income you may be entitled to some help with your rent. Please see our housing and council tax benefit calculator. Local housing allowance Local Housing Allowance (LHA) is a way of working out Housing Benefit for people on low incomes who rent from private landlords. LHA is based on the number of rooms people are allowed, not how much the rent is. The number of rooms allowed depends on who lives with you. See a full explanation of this allowance Trafford Benefits Advice Service Help and advice with: Income Support Housing Benefit Council Tax Support Disability Living Allowance Personal Independence Payment Attendance Allowance Tax Credits Job Seekers Allowance Carers Allowance Pension Credit Employment Support Allowance Universal Credit Call us for advice 0161 912 2735 Monday to Thursday 9.30 am – 12.30 pm, or email email@example.com. Appointments Urmston Library Thursday pm Altrincham Library Thursday am Partington and Carrington Healthy Living Centre Monday pm Stretford Library Wednesday am Sale Waterside Tuesday am Old Trafford Shrewsbury Street Library Tuesday pm Moneyline Moneyline can help homeowners, tenants, people in work, people who receive benefits, and those with a poor credit history. You need to be aged 18 or over and have your own bank account. If you don't have one Moneyline can help you to open one. Moneyline offers small unsecured loans which you repay over a number of weeks, but it also takes time to understand what will work best for you. You will get honest advice and Moneyline won't lend you more than you can pay back. There is a typical 169.88% APR for new Moneyline customers. Local Moneyline offices which you can contact are: Bury - 0161 764 7225 Salford - 0161 736 6500 Trafford CAB The Citizens Advice Service helps people resolve their problems including legal, money, employment, housing and immigration by providing information and advice.