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Housing and Benefits

This section includes information on help finding a home in Aldershot and Farnborough - including details about your housing options, where to get housing advice and support and what to do if you find yourself homeless.

We provide council tax and housing benefits to those who need a bit of help and you can find out if you are eligible and how to claim.

 
 
 
 
 
Council tax support
 

Council tax support

Find out more about council tax support and how to apply for help with your council tax bill.

Local Housing Allowance (LHA) for private tenants
 

Local Housing Allowance (LHA) for private tenants

If you are renting a property or room from a private landlord, we use the local housing allowance to work out how much housing benefit you get.

Changes that could affect your benefits
 

Changes that could affect your benefits

You must tell us about all changes in circumstances immediately. It is a criminal offence not to report a change.

Benefits advice and support
 

Benefits advice and support

Help with your benefit, including how to appeal a decision on your benefit, what to do if we pay you too much and where to get advice.

Homelessness and urgent housing need
 

Homelessness and urgent housing need

If you are homeless, face losing your home or are in urgent housing need, we can help you.

Help to adapt or improve your home
 

Help to adapt or improve your home

Find out about grants and loans to adapt your home and advice on saving money on your fuel bills.

Housing problems
 

Housing problems

Having problems with your home or your landlord? We may be able to help you.

Landlords
 

Landlords

Advice for landlords and information on houses in multiple occupation (HMOs) and local housing allowance (LHA).

Benefit and housing fraud
 

Benefit and housing fraud

How we deal with benefit or housing fraud in Aldershot and Farnborough.

Bringing empty properties back into use
 

Bringing empty properties back into use

Bringing an empty home back into use can improve the whole neighbourhood.

Housing strategies
 

Housing strategies

Find out how our housing strategies help us meet local needs.

Welfare reform and benefits changes
 

Welfare reform and benefits changes

Proposed changes to benefits, or 'welfare reform', may affect you now or in the future.

 

Contacts

Benefits
benefits@rushmoor.gov.uk
Tel: 01252 398914
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Housing options
housingoptions@rushmoor.gov.uk
Tel: 01252 398634
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Private sector housing
privatehousing@rushmoor.gov.uk
Tel: 01252 398980
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