How much am I entitled to in housing benefit?
Your housing must have a fitted kitchen in order for you to claim housing benefit. How much money you will claim depends on:
- The rent
- The size of the house
- The number of people living in the household
- The household income
You can make a preliminary calculation to see if you are entitled to housing benefit
Calculate housing deposit loan
If you live in subsidized housing you can apply for a housing deposit loan
Housing deposit loan
New public authority pays out housing benefit
From March 1, 2013 Udbetaling Danmark will be paying out your housing benefits. Thus you may contact Udbetaling Danmark and not Gentofte Kommune if you have questions regarding these matters.
You may still contact Citizen Service at Gentofte Kommune if you have questions regarding housing deposit loans.
If you need help
If you have questions about housing benefit, you may find answers to frequently asked questions on Life in Denmark. Here you can also find the self service options e.g. calculating your housing benefit and filling in an application.
You may also contact Udbetaling Danmark, Tel: +45 70 12 80 73
Or contact Citizen Service at Gentofte Municipality, Bernstorffsvej 161, 2920 Charlottenlund. Tel: +45 39983510.
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