Claim Housing Benefit

If you're not currently getting Housing Benefit from us and want to make a new claim.

Changes of circumstance

If you get Housing Benefit and need to tell us about a change.

Manage your Housing Benefit online

View your benefit claim, payments due, and get proof of entitlement

Extended payments

Extended benefits if you or your partner start work or increase your hours or earnings

Discretionary Housing Payments

Find out if you can get extra help towards your rent

Local Housing Allowance

Housing Benefit rates if you rent from a private landlord

Send us evidence

Evidence we may need for Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction and where to send it

Overpayments

What to do if you've been overpaid Housing Benefit

Appeals

What to do if you disagree with your Housing Benefit decision

Landlords

Information for landlords who have tenants claiming Housing Benefit

Self-employed

Housing Benefit advice if you're self-employed

Non-dependants

People who live with you may affect your Housing Benefit or Council Tax Reduction

Your benefit letters explained

A guide to help you understand your benefit letter