Housing benefit helps you pay your rent if you are on a low income. The amount of housing benefit you can get is worked out by looking at:
These benefit calculators will help you to find out what you could receive
To make a new claim for housing benefit you need to fill in an application form. You can apply for Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction using the same form. To request a form please use the Contact Us form on the side of this page.
If you are already receiving housing benefit and wish to tell us about a change to your claim, you will need to complete a change of circumstances form.