Universal Credit will be rolled out between now and 2017. With Universal Credit, you will get all your benefits paid in one lump sum, once a month, straight to your bank account.
Personal independence payments replaced disability living allowance in April 2013 and will be rolled out between now and 2016. It's designed to help people aged between 16 and 64 with long-term health problems or disabilities.
Council tax benefits stopped in April 2013 and has been replaced with council tax support. Find out what this means for you here.
Adults living with you, who don't depend on you financially, could affect the amount of housing benefit and council tax support you get.
The under occupancy charge, also know as the bedroom tax, means your housing benefit will be reduced if you have more bedrooms than the government thinks you need.