Claim Housing Benefit or Council Tax Support

Calculate and claim benefits

You can use the link below to calculate and claim any of the following benefits:

  • Council Tax reduction
  • Housing Benefit
  • Second Adult Rebate

The calculator gives you an instant estimate of how much benefit you may be entitled to, then you can choose to make a claim. Your estimate will be based on the information you've supplied. 

Calculate and claim benefits

Evidence you need

When you complete your online claim for benefits, you may need to provide evidence of your identity, earnings or housing costs.

How long it will take

We process most new claims and changes in circumstances within 2 weeks.

It will take longer if we have to wait for your supporting evidence, but once you've provided this we'll process your claim straight away.

​​We always strive to deal with Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support claims as quickly as we can. When it's very busy, we can't guarantee we'll always achieve our standards but we'll always try our best.