Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support Forms


Links to a selection of Forms related to Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support, to view a form select the form name and the form will display in a new window


Form Name


Housing / Council Tax Support Application Form

 Application form to claim Housing Benefit and/or Council Tax Support

Housing Benefit Appeal Form

To appeal against a benefit decision.

Change of Address Form

for Council Tenants/Council Tax only

Change of Address Form

for Private Tenants

Change of Circumstances Form

To report a change of circumstances

Change of Circumstances Leaflet You can print, report changes of circumstances and return to the office.

Discretionary Housing Payments Form


This form is to apply for extra help towards your rent where there is a shortfall between what you are charged and your Housing Benefit/Council Tax Support award.


Extended payment Claim Form


If you are starting work, & received income support,  Job Seekers , Employent Support Allowance or incapacity for more than 26 weeks & your job is expected to last for more than 5 weeks, you may be entitled to 4 weeks Housing Benefit & Council Tax Support.

In Work Claim after extended payment form

You may be entitled to Housing Benefit and/or Council Tax Support on your new earnings, to claim please complete an in work claim after extended payment form

Landlord Tenancy Form

For landlords to complete when there is no tenancy agreement

Overpayment Recovery Form

To reduce the overpayment recovery level.

Pre-Tenancy Determinations Form

To get a rent valuation from the rent officer before starting a private tenancy with meals provided.

Child Care Cost Form

If you have child care costs, complete this form to support your Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support Claim.

Report a Benefit Cheat

To report benefit fraud

Application for Housing Benefit on Two Homes

To apply for benefit on two homes (usual used when moving or fleeing violence)

Backdate Benefit Request Form

To request benefit from an earlier date than when you claimed.

Self Employed Form


If you are self-employed and wish to claim Housing Benefit or/and Council Tax Support, please download to print and complete the form on the link below

Third Party Authority Form

Under The Data Protection Act 1998 We Must Have Written Authority To Discuss Your Benefit Claim And/Or Council Tax Account With Someone Else. To Enable Us To Speak To Someone Else About Your Claim/Account Please Complete This Form.


Appointee Application form


Application for appointment to act on behalf of someone else.


Landlord Direct Payments Application Form for Local Housing Allowance

To apply for direct payments of Local Housing Allowance to your landlord

Landlord Direct Form

To pay Housing benefit to landlord (exceptions for some Local Housing Allowance customers)



Last updated: Wednesday 18th October 2017 08:22:19 AM
Review date: Saturday 13th October 2018 08:20:08 AM