Housing benefit eligibility, apply for housing benefit, view your housing benefit
If you receive benefits and need to provide proofs to support an application or change of circumstance, do it online here.
Find out how to report any change in your circumstances that we need to know about.
You could receive a reduction if you’re on a low income or claim benefits.
Information on the crisis support scheme including crisis and community care awards.
Benefits available to help you if you become increasingly frail or have a disability
Advice and support organisations together under one roof
This important means tested scheme provides vouchers to spend with local retailers
To protect sensitive information, we may sometimes send emails using a secure encrypted email service called Egress Switch.
From 24 October 2018, if you are of working age and you are a resident in the post code area of LU1 or LU2 you will no longer be eligible to claim Housing Benefit. Instead you will have to claim Universal Credit.
If you claim benefits from us, the way we contact you has changed so that sensitive information about you stays secure. Please read important information here about creating a Switch account to keep your data safe.