Housing benefit claim
Claims can be backdated for people 60 years or over, for a maximum of 3 months from the date a claim was made
Housing Benefit claims must be made in writing on application forms available from us, the Pension Service, or Jobcentre Plus.
You have a legal duty to advise us if you have any changes in circumstances which may affect your Housing Benefit.
Benefit is a legal right. If you think we have got it wrong, do not be afraid to challenge our decision. The appeal process will not cost you anything.
Use this form to appeal against a housing benefit and council tax reduction decision.