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.

Depending on your individual circumstances you may be eligible for either Housing Benefit or Universal Credit Housing Element to help pay your rent. Find out more.

If you have school children, this form will also assess you for school meals and clothing grant.

Apply once

Universal Credit

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.

Upload evidence or other documents online

If you need to submit documents as evidence, you can use our online form to upload photos or scans of your evidence.

Upload evidence for Housing Benefit/Council Tax Reduction