Housing Benefit provides help with rent and Council Tax Benefit provides help with paying the Council Tax. You may get Housing Benefit or Council Tax Benefit if you have a low income and your savings are no more than a certain figure.
If you claim Income Support or Pension Credit you will be given a Housing Benefit and a Council Tax Benefit Claim form to complete. If necessary a home visit can be arranged to help you to complete the forms or visit this page with information on how to apply
You can also find out how much benefit you could get? and find out if you can claim benefit straightaway.
Using the BENEFIT CLAIM AND CALCULATOR .
Bernard Weatherill House, 8 Mint Walk, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 1EA
020 8726 7000 / Visiting Team: 020 8667 8336
Mon-Fri 9am - 4pm
Who is it for:
People receiving or applying for benefits
How to apply: