Apply to claim Housing Benefit and Council Tax reduction
Use our online form to make a Housing Benefit and/or Council Tax Reduction claim.
Before you start
Housing Benefit is being replaced by Universal Credit. You should check whether you are eligible for Housing Benefit before beginning a claim.
Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction are means tested benefits. You can check your entitlement to Housing Benefit or Council Tax Reduction before making a claim by using our benefit calculator.
Make a claim
To make a claim, will need to provide us with information on:
- You and your home
- Your earnings
- Your pensions, benefits, allowances and tax credits
- Your capital, savings and investments
- Other income
- Your outgoings
If you are unable to access the online form and/or need help to complete the online form please call 020 8871
You can apply by post if you prefer.
Post your completed form to:
PO Box 500
Got a question?
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