Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction
- Download a Housing Benefit Form
Apply for housing beneift (if you need a form posting out please email email@example.com or call 01253 658 658)
- Benefit Calculator
Are you entitled to help with your rent or council tax?
In this section you can find out if you entitled to any benefit and/or reduction, apply for housing benefit or council tax reduction , view local housing allowance (LHA) rates, report fraud and view information for landlords with tenants on benefits.
If you need to contact the Benefits service please call 01253 658 658 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Housing Benefit - If you're on a low income and need financial help to pay all or part of your rent, you may be able to get Housing Benefit.
Council Tax Reduction - If you're on a low income and need financial help to pay all or part of your council tax bill, you may be able to get Council Tax Reduction.
The Council wants everyone who would qualify for Housing Benefit and/or Council Tax Reduction to claim the help they are entitled to receive. Help is available for anyone who needs assistance with making a claim. It is important to claim straight away as any delay may result in the loss of benefit.
Please note, no benefit applications will be receipted after 4.30pm Monday to Thursday or after 4pm on a Friday. Applications can still be submitted after these times however no advisor will be available to check the application. This is because of the length of time it takes to thoroughly check that the application has been completed correctly, collate and scan the supporting evidence and provide the customer with a receipt and list of outstanding proofs.