Housing benefit claim
- Backdating a 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
- How to claim housing benefit
Claims must be made in writing on application forms available from us, the Pension Service, or Jobcentre Plus.
- Change of circumstances affecting housing benefit
You have a legal duty to advise us if you have any changes in circumstances which may affect your benefit.
- Housing Benefit Appeal
If you think we have got it wrong, do not be afraid to challenge our decision. The appeal process will not cost you anything.
- Housing benefit claim decision appeal application form
Use this form to appeal against a housing benefit or council tax reduction decision.