Housing Benefit

If you are on a low income, you may be entitled to help with your rent.


How to apply

Before you apply for Housing Benefit, you can work out the amount you may be entitled to using our online benefits calculator.

Then complete our online form to apply for Housing Benefit.

You can use the same form to apply for Council Tax Reduction. You only need to fill in the form once, even if you are applying for both Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction.

Before starting read our Privacy Statement. It explains how we use your personal information.

Apply for Housing Benefit and/or Council Tax Reduction

Once we've received your application, we'll get in touch to tell you whether your application is successful. We may also ask you for more information if we need it.

Next: How Housing Benefit is paid