Use our benefits section to find out whether you are eligible for housing benefit and how to claim it.
Find out how to apply for help with paying your housing costs by claiming housing benefit.
Find out how much housing benefit you are likely to receive.
Make a note of your next benefit payment date.
Help us to recalculate your benefit quickly by reporting any changes to your details.
A check list of all the documents you will need to provide to support a claim for benefits.
Find out how housing benefit is paid to you.
View a typical example of a benefit decision letter, with an explanation of all the calculations.
Information about making appeals when you disagree with your housing benefit decision.
If too much benefit has been paid, we will need to recover the overpayment.
Benefit fraud costs the public sector an estimated £20 billion per year. Help us to protect benefit funds from abuse.