You can claim housing benefit and/or council tax support for a past period. This is called backdating.
Request for Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support to be paid before the claim was made.
Find out which organisations can give you independent help.
Most of the government's welfare reforms are now in place.
From to provide proof of the rent you pay to support a claim for Housing Benefit.
Form to provide proof of employed earnings to support a claim for Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support.
Request to ask that we look again at your claim for Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support.
To provide information about the Childcare costs you pay to support a claim for Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support.
Local Housing Allowance (LHA) applies to most tenants who rent their home from a private landlord.
Discretionary housing payments provide extra help if you are already getting housing benefit or Universal Credit (including housing costs) but you still need further help with housing costs.