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Housing Benefit

Check if you're entitled to benefit

Find out how much benefit you might get

Apply for Housing Benefit

If you're on a low income, you may be able to get help with your rent

How we pay benefit

Find out how much, when, and how we will make payments to you

Cancel a benefit claim

If you no longer need to claim, let us know as soon as possible


Advice for landlords who have tenants claiming Housing Benefit

Discretionary Housing Payments (DHP)

Find out if you can get any extra help with your rent

Appeal against a decision

What to do if you disagree with a decision we've made about your benefit

Benefits overpayments

What to do if you've been paid too much housing benefit

Report fraud

If you suspect that someone is claiming benefit fraudulently, let us know

Apply to become an Appointee

Apply for the right to deal with the benefit of someone who can't manage their own affairs.

Payment on two homes

You may be able to get payment on two homes in certain circumstances