Apply for Housing Benefit (including Council Tax support)

Are you eligible?

You can use this calculator as a guide to check if you eligible for benefits and support.

You are not likely to be eligible if you:

  • do not have a rent liability
  • have over £16,000 in savings and capital
  • are a full-time student - although there are some exceptions
  • live in the same household as, and pay rent to, a close relative, an in-law or your employer