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Benefits calculator

Save yourself time by working out whether you can get housing and/or council tax benefit online.

Local Council Tax Support

If you are making a new Local Council Tax Support claim you can find out more information in this section.

Housing benefit

Find out more about housing benefit, including how to apply online.

Universal Credit

Universal Credit is a new, simpler, single monthly payment merging six benefits into one. It is for working age claimants.

Local Housing Allowance

Local Housing Allowance (LHA) is the name for housing benefit for tenants of privately rented accommodation.

Change of circumstance for Housing Benefit and Local Council Tax Support

Tell us of any changes in circumstances affecting you, your partner or anyone else living in your home.