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- Claiming housing benefit and council tax support
Claiming housing benefit and council tax support
Information on the types of support available, who can claim them and how to claim.
A extra payment to help you if you receive certain benefits, have to self-isolate due to Covid-19 and are unable to work.
If you are on a low income, you may be able to get council tax support. If you need help with your rent, you may need to claim Universal Credit.
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.
If you live in a property that is classed as supported exempt or specified accommodation, you can claim housing benefit to help pay your rent.