HusbankenEnglishHousing allowance Housing allowanceHousing allowance is a means-tested government grant for people with low incomes and high housing expenses. Important dates for people applying for housing allowance Application deadline: 25 June Response and payment: 20 July For May, the response and payment date is 19 June. Am I entitled to housing allowance? Apply for housing allowance Calculate your housing allowance I have applied for housing allowance My housing allowance Report any changes Appeal against a decision Stop receiving housing allowance You may be entitled to extra housing allowance until the end of October As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the Norwegian parliament has decided to increase the amount it allocates to housing allowance for the period April-October 2020. This has two impacts: If you currently receive housing allowance and have high housing expenses, you will receive around NOK 600 more in housing allowance per month through to October. Income ceilings have been raised, so more people can apply for housing allowance. More information about housing allowance How housing allowance is calculated Data protection for housing allowance Work assessment allowance (AAP), unemployment benefit and housing allowance Do you need any help? If you have any questions about your application, contact the authorities in the municipality/borough where you live.