Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction

If you are on a low income, you may be entitled to receive help with your rent or Council Tax. If you have school children, this form will also assess you for school meals and clothing grant.

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Universal Credit

If you are of working age you must now claim help towards your rent as part of your Universal Credit claim. Universal Credit doesn't include help for Council Tax.  If you pay Council Tax please complete an online application to see if you are eligible to receive Council Tax Reduction.

If you are aged 18 - 21 years

Depending on your circumstances, you may be entitled to Universal Credit towards your rent.

Apply for Universal Credit

Housing Benefit

If you are aged 18 - 21 years
Depending on your circumstances, you may be entitled to Universal Credit towards your rent.

If you are on a low income
You could get Housing Benefit to help you pay your rent if you’re on a low income.  Housing Benefit can pay for part or all of your rent. How much you get depends on your income and circumstances. If you are of working age, you should now apply for help with your rent as part of your Universal Credit claim.

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