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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 Claim

If your wish to cancel your housing benefit or council tax reduction claim you can do so at anytime


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

Self-employed Income

Here you can provide our benefit team with more info if you are self-employed

Second Benefit

This form is to be completed if you currently receive Housing Benefit or Council Tax Reduction, you have recently contacted us to report a change in your circumstances and as a result of the change you may now be entitled to claim a second benefit