Who Can Currently Claim Housing Benefit?

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Please Read The following Information Carefully Before Starting Your Online Claim Form.

We are no longer accepting claims for Housing Benefit unless you fall into one of the following categories:

  • You and your partner are both state pension credit age. If you are not sure, you can check your state pension age online.
  • You live in temporary or supported accommodation.
  • If you do not fall in to one of these categories please claim Council Tax Support only when prompted in the Basic claim details section of the e- claim.
  • If you do not fall into any of the categories above and want to claim help with your rent then you must  apply for Universal Credit for help with your rent.