Claiming housing benefit and council tax support
Information on the types of support available, who can claim them and how to claim.
If you pay rent or council tax on your home and are on a low income, you may be able to get help by claiming housing benefit or council tax support.
Find out how to make a new housing benefit, council tax support or Universal Credit claim, backdate a claim or claim in advance.
Find out about the letters we send you after you have made a claim for housing benefit or council tax support.
Get an estimate of how much housing benefit or council tax support you could claim or check what other benefits you could be entitled to.