Find out if you qualify for help to pay your rent or Council Tax and which circumstances may affect the benefit you receive.
Manage your benefits online (opens new window)
Make and track a benefits claim, report a change of circumstances and upload additional evidence using our Northgate benefits portal.
You do not need to register to use this service.
► Local Council Tax Support
► Housing Benefit
► Universal Credit
► Online benefit calculators
► Local Housing Allowance - private rental properties
► Council Tax and Housing Benefit Forms
Go straight to our other related services
► Housing Benefit - Social Housing Size Criteria
► Extra Adults in your property (non-dependants)
► Help for those suffering financial hardship
► Council Tax and Housing Benefit Penalty Notices
► Housing Benefit and Local Council Tax Support surgery
► Customer service standards - what you can expect from us