Benefits and Support

If you need financial help, you can apply for Housing Benefit, Council Tax Support, Universal Credit and Discretionary Housing Payments depending on your circumstances. 

You can apply for Housing Benefit to help pay your rent in certain circumstances.
The Council Tax Reduction Scheme can help if you are on a low income.
You can claim Universal Credit if you are out of work or on a low income.
Your Housing Benefit or Council Tax Support may be reduced if you live with another adult.
If you need help paying your rent, DHPs may provide short-term support.
You can report instances of benefit fraud for us to investigate.
You must inform us of any changes that could affect your benefit claim.
We will recover any overpayment of benefits that you may have received.
Find out what benefits you are eligible for and get advice and support.

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