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Benefits forms and leaflets

Find out more about your Housing Benefit and Council Tax. You can also use the forms to provide us with additional information to help us calculate and pay your Housing Benefit and/or Local Council Tax Support

Name of form or leaflet Description

Council Tax, Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support 2017-18 (1.6Mb)

Information on Council Tax, Council Tax discounts and exemptions and also Housing and Council Tax Benefit.

Estimate of earnings (27Kb)

If you do not have any payslips yet, use this form so we can estimate your earnings to calculate any Housing Benefit and/or Council Tax Support you may be due to.

Confirmation of earnings (27Kb)

Give us details of your earnings, so we can calculate any Housing Benefit and/or Council Tax Support you may be due to.

Benefit childcare costs (34Kb)

Give us details of your childcare costs so we can calculate any Housing Benefits and/or Council Tax Support you may be due to.

Landlords declaration form (53Kb)

Landlords can use this form to give us details of the rent they are charging so that their tenant can apply for Housing Benefit and/or Council Tax Support.

Benefit request payment by BACS (33Kb)

Get your Housing Benefit paid directly into your bank account.

Benefit enquiry letter of authorisation (30Kb)

Give specific people permission to speak to us about your Housing Benefit and/or Council Tax Support claim on your behalf.

Benefits request for backdating (34Kb)

Tell us why you want your Housing Benefit and/or Council Tax Support claim to be backdated.

Revisions and appeals

Description

Benefits request for revision (25Kb)

Would you like us to look at your Housing Benefit and/or Council Tax Support claim again?

Benefits request for appeal (25Kb)

Appeal against a decision we have made about your Housing Benefit and/or Council Tax Support claim.

Discretionary Housing Payments

Description

Benefits request for Discretionary Housing Payments (45Kb)

Apply for additional help with your rent if your Housing Benefit or Universal Credit does not cover the full amount.

Please note this payment is discretionary based on your circumstances

Miscellaneous Description
Benefit replacement cheque (40Kb) If you are expecting a Housing Benefit cheque from us and have not received it.