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Yes, in order to verify your self-employed earnings the Housing Executive will ask to see your latest certified accounts.
Alternatively we may ask you to complete a special form giving details of the income and outgoings from the business. Not necessarily, if you have been in business for less than a year or your gross profit is small we will not insist on certified accounts.
This is an overview of those rules - if you require more detailed information about your own circumstances please call us on 03448 920 902.
Yes, anyone with a low income may be able to get Housing Benefit subject to the conditions being met.
If you live in the SE16 3 postcode area, you must apply for Universal Credit online, instead of housing benefit.