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
Claims must be made in writing on application forms available from us, the Pension Service, or Jobcentre Plus.
Housing Benefit is there to help you pay your rent. We want to be sure you are getting all the benefit you are entitled to.
Use this form to appeal against a housing benefit or council tax reduction decision.