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Universal Credit

Universal Credit is a part of the government’s welfare reform changes. Universal Credit will eventually replace the following existing benefits and tax credits, which will instead be paid to you in a single monthly payment: Income Support Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance Income-related Employment and Support Allowance Housing Benefit Child Tax Credit Working Tax Credit Universal Credit […]

Forms for Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support

Claim form Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support claim form   Proof for your claim Submit proof to support your claim   Change of circumstances Tell us about your change   Discretionary Housing Payments (DHPs) Apply for extra help with your rent Apply for a DHP   Appeals and disputes Challenge a benefit decision Housing […]

Your notification letters explained

In March you’ll get a letter from us showing how much Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support you’ll get from 1 April 2022. If you’ve signed up for paperless notifications you’ll get an email with your letters attached on 7 March. If you still receive your letters by post you’ll get them after 7 March. […]

Proof for your claim

Proof for your claim You are responsible for giving us the information and proof we need to support your Council Tax Support and Housing Benefit claim. Much of the evidence and information required for your claim can be verified through other sources available to us (for example HMRC and DWP). However, we may need you […]

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