Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction
- Apply for Housing Benefit and/or Council Tax Reduction
Apply for housing benefit.
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.
You can now access your housing benefit entitlement details plus your payment details as soon as they have been produced by going online and registering for the Benefits service at:-
Please note if you choose to do this you must also register for enotifications at the same time. This will ensure you receive an email whenever a change is made to your claim. You will also then be able to view all correspondence issued to you via our online service.
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.