If you want to report a change of Circumstances or claim Housing Benefit or Council Tax Support, you can do this on the on line portal - On Line Benefits
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
To apply for benefit on two homes (usual used when moving or fleeing violence)
Application for appointment to act on behalf of someone else.
To request benefit from an earlier date than when you claimed.
For Council Tenants/Council Tax only
For Private Tenants
To report a change of circumstances and also for when you start work to claim whilst working.
You can print, report changes of circumstances and return to the office.
If you have child care costs, complete this form to support your Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support Claim.
Application form to claim Council Tax Support only.
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/Universal Credit Housing Costs award.
If payslips are unavailable, this form can be completed by your employer.
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.
If you are an European Economic Area national (EEA) who has come to the UK and you want to claim certain means-tested benefits, you may have to satisfy the conditions of a test, known as the habitual residence test and right to reside. This is the form to complete
Application form to claim Housing Benefit and/or Council Tax Support
To appeal against a Housing benefit or Council Tax Support decision.
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
To apply for direct payments of Local Housing Allowance to your landlord
To pay Housing benefit to landlord (exceptions for some Local Housing Allowance customers)
For Landlords to complete when there is no tenancy agreement
To reduce the overpayment recovery level.
To get a rent valuation from the rent officer before starting a private tenancy with meals provided.
Regular reviews are carried out. A form will be sent to you. If you have lost or otherwise misplaced the review form you have been sent, please see the link above for a copy of the form available for printing. You may also wish to notify changes using the on-line portal. Please see link On Line Benefits
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
Under The General Data Protection Regulation 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