Local housing allowance backdating
Most income is taken fully into account, but some may be disregarded when calculating benefit entitlement.Housing benefit and council tax support fully disregard: You must provide proof of all the capital you (and/or your partner) have.Payments via Civic Office staff will not be available, however, our self-service payment kiosks will be available for Council Tax, Rent and Council Invoices. If we approve your claim, we will set up an online account.You should check the Entitledto website to see if you could claim any other benefits.
Online payments to the Council will be unavailable from 2 - 6pm on Tuesday 4 July, due to a system upgrade.The amount of Council tax support/housing benefit you may receive depends on who lives with you, the amount of money you have coming in, other benefits you receive and any savings you have.To make a claim for Housing Benefit and/or Council Tax Support you should use the online application form.Other adults resident in the property are expected to contribute towards the Rent, therefore your Benefit may be reduced in order to accommodate this.Home visits can be arranged for the elderly or disabled Following the introduction of the Pension Credit on 6th October 2003, the benefit schemes are more generous for people of pensionable age.
This means that more people may be eligible for Housing Benefit.