Apply for benefits, tell us about a new address or change of circumstances, and find information on how benefits are paid.


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  • Housing benefit advice

    Find out if you're eligible for housing benefit and how to apply.

  • Council Tax decrease

    Find out about the Council Tax Reduction Scheme, Disabled Person's Relief and Second Adult Rebate

  • Apply for benefits

    Find out how to apply for housing benefit or Council Tax Reduction.

  • Tell us about a change

    If you're claiming benefit, tell us about any changes to your circumstance, including a change of address, as it may affect your benefit.

  • When do we pay you?

    Find out when housing benefit payments occur, and how we work out your weekly rent.

  • Benefit calculator

    Try the benefit calculator to get an estimation of how much benefit you may be entitled to.

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