Background
Background

Benefits

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An at-a-glance view of benefits forms, along with information to help you claim.

Housing benefit and council tax reduction scheme

We have a legal obligation to publicly state our electronic communications of data relating to Housing Benefits and Council Tax Reduction claims. This is set out in the following documents

Housing Benefit and Council Tax Benefits (Electronic Communications) Order 2006

And

Council Tax Reduction Schemes (Prescribed Requirements) Regulations 2012

Local Housing Allowance

Online calculators

  • The housing benefits and council tax reduction calculator can be found here

 Benefits fraud

  • More information about reporting benefit fraud can be found here. 

 

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