Due to essential maintenance our online council tax and benefits system will be unavailable between Thursday 22 September 5.30-6pm and Saturday 24 September 9am-3pm Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused.
You can make a new claim for housing benefit or council tax support online.
You can report any change to an existing housing benefit or council tax support claim.
On this page you will find all of the housing benefit and council tax support forms as a printable PDF.
When downloading and printing a form you may want to adjust your printer to cut down on the amount of ink needed.
You can post your form to us at
Revenues and Benefits
PO Box 676
Only send us photocopies of your documents please. If you want us to return your document please enclose a stamped addressed envelope.
For more information please view our data protection policy.
Use this form to apply for housing benefit and council tax support.
Use this form if you don’t have wage slips.
Use this form to show your income if you’re self employed.
Use this form if you pay for childcare.
Use this form if you want to apply for a discretionary housing payment to help towards your rent or an exceptional relief award to help towards your council tax. You must already receive housing benefit or council tax support to apply.
Use this form to tell us about changes to your income, capital, members of your household, rent, private tenancy or moving to a new home.
Use this form if we are recovering an overpayment from your housing benefit and it’s causing you hardship.
Use this form if you need housing benefit payments direct to your landlord.
Use this form to change from payment by cheque to BACS.
Use this form to prove how much your rent is.