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.