Lone Pensioner Allowance (LPA)
If you are aged 70 or over, and live alone, you may be entitled to a 20% reduction on your rates bill.
This benefit is not means tested so it’s worth applying if you live on your own.
There are some exceptions which allow you to claim Lone Pensioner Allowance if don't live alone, for example, if you have a carer living with you. For more information, call our Advice and Advocacy Service on freephone 0808 808 7575.
How do I claim?
To apply phone Land & Property Services helpline 0300 200 7801.
The Northern Ireland Housing Executive awards LPA for tenants or for those people who are 'getting their day' in the property Call 03448 920 902 or visit their website.
Every year our Advice Service deals with thousands of calls from older people in need. Call us today to make sure that you are receiving all the help and support available to you.