Housing Benefit/Council Tax Reduction claim

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PLEASE NOTE – if you are working age and:

1. not currently receiving Housing Benefit AND;

2. are making your first claim:

you must apply for UNIVERSAL CREDIT to receive support in paying your rent.


This does not apply to you if:

  - you live in Supported or Temporary Accommodation or;

  - you are receiving a Severe Disability Premium in your Housing Benefit, ESA(IR), JSA(IB) or Income Support.

You will need to apply for Housing Benefit to help pay your rent.  More information about this can be found on our website.

You can apply for Council Tax Reduction if you are on a low income and are liable to pay Council Tax. 

Click on the 'start' button below to make a claim.


Start a new form

Choose this option to start a new notification - click on the Start button and then write down the reference number that is created - you can use this number to retrieve your form.

Continue a saved form

Choose this option to retrieve a previously saved form, not yet submitted - enter your reference number from last time and click Continue to carry on
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