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The easiest way to make a claim for Housing Benefit is through our online E-Claim service.
Housing Benefit helps you pay your rent.
Find out if you can get Housing Benefit
Details of how benefit entitlement is worked out
We need certain information and evidence to process your claim.
Information on the discretionary housing payment scheme.
Information on benefit overpayments
Make a claim for backdated benefits.
Local Housing Allowance is used to work out how much Housing Benefit you get.
The benefit cap is a limit that has been set on the maximum amount of benefit that some working age people can receive.