Claiming housing benefit and council tax support

Information on the types of support available, who can claim them and how to claim.

Types of benefit available
 

Types of benefit available

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.

How to claim housing benefit, council tax support or Universal Credit
 

How to claim housing benefit, council tax support or 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.

Letters about your benefit claim
 

Letters about your benefit claim

Find out about the letters we send you after you have made a claim for housing benefit or council tax support.

Housing benefit and council tax support calculator
 

Housing benefit and council tax support calculator

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.

Supported exempt accommodation (specified accommodation)
 

Supported exempt accommodation (specified accommodation)

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.

 

Contacts

Benefits
benefits@rushmoor.gov.uk
Tel: 01252 398914
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