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Universal Credit

Most new claimants will need to apply for Universal Credit for help paying rent

Council Tax support

Help with paying your Council Tax if you're unemployed or on a low income

Housing Benefit

Help with paying your rent if you're unemployed or on a low income

Make a claim

Apply for Housing Benefit and/or Council Tax Support 

Tell us about a change

Tell us straight away about changes that could affect your awards

Upload your proof

Upload proof to support your claim using the online form


All benefit forms

Benefit calculator

Find out how much you could get

Discretionary housing payments

Apply for extra help