Find out about housing benefit, council tax reduction and universal credit in the borough.
Housing Benefit is a national scheme to help people pay their rent if they have a low income or they have no income.
Council Tax Reduction helps people to pay their council tax bill if they have a low income or no income. For assistance with your council tax costs you need to make a claim for council tax support with the council, regardless of whether you claim Housing Benefit from the council, or housing costs as part of your Universal Credit.
- What help can I get?
- Universal Credit
- Changes in your circumstances
- Benefit Fraud
- Appealing a decision on benefits
- Returning to work
- Frequently Asked Questions