Housing benefit and benefits calculator

Housing benefit is available to people on a low income to help them with their rent. The amount of housing benefit you may get varies according to your income, savings, rent and personal circumstances.

How to claim 

Complete a form online or you can ask for a form to be sent to you. See the council's website for more details.


Housing benefit web calculator

Get an instant online estimate of how much housing benefit you may be entitled to using the free instant online housing benefit web calculator. The calculator will help you work out your entitlement to housing and council tax benefits and tax credits.

Remember, this is an estimate based on the information you supply. For a full evaluation, please make a formal claim to the council's Housing Benefit service.