Claiming housing benefit and council tax benefit
Benefits and rebates can be claimed if you or other people living in your home are on low incomes. This includes people who are employed or self-employed. The amount of benefit you will get will depend on your income, savings, and your personal circumstances.
Who can claim
Benefits and rebates can be claimed if you or other people in your home are on low incomes, even if you are self-employed. The amount of benefit you will get will depend on your income, savings, and personal circumstances.
How to claim
The easiest way to claim Housing Benefit, Council Tax Benefit or Second Adult Rebate is to book an appointment with one of our team. If you bring all of the information we need with you it is usually possible for us to process your claim straight away.
Our contact details can be found on the left hand side of this page, if you would like to book an appointment.
How much am I entitled to
You can estimate your benefit entitlement by using our online calculator. Contact us using the details to the left of this page, or, if you are struggling to find the time to do so, simply follow the link below, fill in the form, and we will work out roughly how much you can get [lS4]. Remember, the calculation is based on the figures that you put in, so your actual entitlement may be slightly different.
Need more help?
We have selected a range of useful links and leaflets that provide extra information about the help you can get.