Council Tax Support

Make a Council Tax Support claim

Check if you are eligible for Council Tax Support and Housing Benefit, and find out how to apply.

Evidence to support your claim

What you need to provide when you are claiming Council Tax Support or Housing Benefit.

Tell us something has changed

Report a change which affects your Council Tax Support or Housing Benefit, such as starting work or moving home

Council Tax Support explained

Information about the Council Tax Support scheme

Backdating the start date of your claim

Find out when your Council Tax Support and Housing Benefit claim will be paid from and if you can ask for backdated benefit.

Council Tax Support letters by email

Sign up to get your letters by email and check your claim online.

Council Tax Support appeals

How to appeal against a Council Tax Support decision.

Non dependant deductions

Reductions in your benefit because of other adults living at your address

Report council tax and benefit fraud

If you think someone is committing council tax or benefit fraud, here's how to report it to us.