Housing Benefit

Housing Benefit


Application for Housing Benefit on privately owned dwellings which are not owned or leased by the Government, the Housing Authority, any parastatal body or local Authority.

Section 1 - Personal Information about Applicant/s

Details of Dwelling on which Housing Benefit is being requested

Bank Account details where the subsidy is to be deposited

Payment should be deposited in a Savings or Current Account. The indicated account has to be in the name of the beneficiary.

Section 2 - Other Information

Applicant is requested to indicate whether he/she:

Section 3 - Necessary Documents (where applicable)

Photocopy of valid ID Card from both sides of each applicant and of children over the age of 18 living with them.


In case of separated/annulled/divorced applicants, these are to produce a copy of the final judgement of the competent court that pronounces the separation or a copy of the contract of separation.


In case of bone fide de facto separated persons, these are to produce proof and/or official documentation to substantiate this. It shall be discretionary on the Housing Authority to decide whether the documents submitted suffice the de facto separation.


FS3 of applicants for calendar year preceding the date of application. In case of applicants in receipt of pensions, a document indicating the amount of pension received is to be produced. In case of self employed applicants, these are to produce a Profit & Loss Account/Income Statement signed by themselves and a Balance Sheet/Statement of Financial Position if applicable, together with Income Tax form for the year preceding the date of application if applicable.


Copy of deed of rental agreement and latest rental receipt.


In case of disabled children living with applicant, photocopy of valid Disability Card from both sides issued by the Commission for the Rights of Persons with Disability (CRPD).


In case of families having fostered children living with them, applicants who have lived in care, applicants who have successfully completed a rehabilitation programme or left CCF, a document specifying this should be produced.


Section 4 - Declarations by Applicant/s

Declaration - Housing Benefit Scheme

Signed Declaration Form:*   

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A non-refundable administrative fee of €10.00 applies upon submission of an application.

      Housing Authority
      22, Pietro Floriani Street
      Floriana FRN 1060
 Contact Numbers 
      Freephone 153
      Tel. 2299 1000