Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support

Apply for help

Make an online application for Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support...

Check eligibility

Use an independent benefits calculator to find out if you may be entitled to benefits...

About Housing Benefit

Find out general information about Housing Benefit on GOV.UK...

About Council Tax Support

Find out general information about Council Tax Support...

Discretionary housing payments

Extra payments made at our discretion to help people on Housing Benefit or Universal Credit who are in serious financial difficulty...

View information online

Online access for tenants and landlords where you can view details of payments we have made to you and letters we have sent...

Tell us about a change

If things change you need to tell us straight away...

Report fraud

What is Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support Fraud and how to report it...

Request payment to your landlord

If you rent privately you can request payments go directly to your landlord...

Appeal against a decision

What to do if you disagree with our decision about your application...

Benefit overpayments

Find out what happens if you are paid too much benefit...

Welfare reform and universal credit

Latest information on changes to Housing Benefit and Universal Credit...

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