Can hostel residents apply for housing benefit?

Yes, you will need to complete the relevant form.

You need to print out the  icon housing benefit claim form for a hostel resident [73.27KB] , complete it and either

  • Hand it in at the Council offices (at the address below):
    Mondays to Thursdays 8.30am to 5pm and Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm.
  • Or you can post it to
    Housing benefit or Local Council Tax Support
    Revenue and Payments Services
    Guildford Borough Council
    Millmead House
    Guildford, Surrey
    GU2 4BB
    United Kingdom