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Budgeting Loan

Budgeting Loans are interest free loans of between £100 and £812. They can help people spread the cost of more expensive items over a longer period.

Budgeting Loans are only available to people who have been getting, for at least 26 weeks:

  • Income Support; or
  • Income based Job Seekers Allowance; or
  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance; or
  • Pension Credit.

 A Budgeting Loan could be used for:

  • buying furniture;
  • household equipment;
  • clothes or shoes;
  • travel expenses or;
  • advance rent payment.

To apply for a Budgeting Loan ask Wandsworth Jobcentre Plus for a Form SF500 or visit the GOV.UK website below.

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Last updated: 24 Oct 2019