Complete our benefits calculator to find out what you could claim. This gives an estimate - it doesn't start the benefits claim process.
Please note: following a change to the benefit regulations from 6 April 2017, if you have more than 2 children the estimate may be incorrect. If you wish your entitlement to be calculated please make a claim for Housing Benefit and/or Council Tax Support.
Support for people on a low income
If you are on a low income you could get Housing Benefit to help you pay your rent, and/or Council Tax Support to help you pay your Council Tax:
Basic guides to Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support
Do you think your Housing Benefit decision is wrong?
If you think your Housing Benefit decision is wrong you can:
- ask us to explain how we made the decision
- ask us to revise the decision
- tell us if you want to appeal