Housing benefit and Council Tax support

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Housing Benefit

Find out how Housing Benefit could help you pay your rent and how to make a claim.

Council Tax Support

Find out if you're entitled to money off your Council Tax bill and how to make a claim.

Discretionary housing payment

Information on discretionary housing payment scheme within housing benefits and how to make a claim.

Benefit cap

The limit that has been set on the maximum amount of benefit.

Change in circumstances

Information regarding changes that may affect benefit entitlement and how to tell us about a change.

Backdated benefit

How to make a claim for backdated benefit.

Benefit fraud

How to report benefit fraud, how we check your claim and what happens if you commit benefit fraud.

Benefit disputes and appeals

Information on when and how to appeal against a decision of the council.

Local Housing Allowance (LHA)

Local housing allowance is used to work out how much Housing Benefit you get.