(sometimes referred to as Rent Rebate)
If you are on a low income or receiving a state welfare benefit you may be entitled to Housing Benefit to help pay your rent, either all or part of it. you will need to complete a Housing Benefit claim form for this to be assessed. You can pick up a Housing Benefit claim form by contacting the Benefits Section on 0300 1234 105 (option 2). If you experience any problems completing the form or require any further advice please contact the Reception at the Town Hall on 0300 1234 105 option 5 where assistance will be given.
Please note it is your responsibility to get a claim registered with the Housing Benefit Department. Any delay may result in a period where full rent is payable.