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Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support - new claim

Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support are national welfare benefits administered by the Local Authority.

The purpose of the Housing Benefit scheme is to help people on low incomes pay their rent.

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The Council Tax Support scheme provides assistance with Council Tax to help people on low incomes pay their Council Tax.

Further information is also available from our Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support Leaflets.

Our benefits calculator shows if you are entitled to Housing Benefit or Council  Tax Support.

If you have an existing beneft claim reference you can make a new claim online by registering for self service. You can ring our benefits advice line on 0300 1234 121 and make a claim over the telephone, we will give you an appointment for an advisor to call you back to complete the claim. If you prefer you can ask for a claim form to be sent to you in the post.  You can download a Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support claim form, or you can phone our benefits advice line on 0300 1234 121, pop into your nearest one stop shop, or use the out and about advice service.  You may submit your claim form to your nearest one stop shop, or alternatively you can post it to Benefits, PO Box 90, Camborne, TR14 4BE.

You can now check your claim details using the Self Service online benefits system. This includes viewing what housing benefit payments we have made, details about your next payment, any letters telling you about your entitlement, and how your benefits are calculated.

Benefits

0300 1234 121