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Benefits and grants
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How to claim
Find out if you are entitled to Housing Benefit and how to make a claim.
View your claim online
View your current entitlement and payment date.
Problems with paying?
If you're having problems paying your rent or Council Tax get in touch to discuss your options.
Information and advice for landlords
Change in circumstances
You must tell us immediately if your circumstances change.
Overpayment of benefits
What to do if you've been overpaid.
Award notice explained
What does your housing benefit award notice mean?
Find out how you will get your housing benefit payments.
If you disagree with your decision you can appeal against it online.
Local Council Tax Reduction Scheme (LCTRS)
Find out about the Local Council Tax Reduction Scheme (LCTRS).
Universal Credit is a benefit for people who are on a low income or are out of work.
Local Housing Allowance - information for landlords
What is a non-dependant?