The Lone Pensioner Allowance (LPA) scheme provides a 20% deduction on the rate bill for people aged 70 or over who live alone.
This is of great benefit to older people who do not qualify for rates rebate or who perhaps only qualify for a certain amount of rates rebate because of a higher income or savings. LPA is not means-tested in any way.
To get Lone Pensioner Allowance you must live alone, be aged over 70 and a ratepayer. For specific advice relating to your individual circumstances, please contact the Age NI Advice Service on 0808 808 7575.
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If you, or an older person you know needs advice, information or practical support on a wide range of issues including welfare benefits, community care, housing and health, contact the Age NI Advice Service on Freephone 0808 808 7575 to speak to a specialist advisor in confidence. Our advisors can provide a free benefit check to ensure that older people are accessing the benefits they are entitled to.
Every year our Advice Service helps thousands of older people in need. Call the Age NI Advice Service today to make sure that you are receiving all the help and support available to you.
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