Visit one of our customer information centres where you can notify us of your change.
Only the tenant can ask the council to review the amount of benefit payable. This information must be provided within one month of request.
Backdated housing benefit claims If there is a reason that has prevented you from applying sooner, you can ask for this to be backdated.
You did not understand you could claim because of your age.
It is important that you get your completed form in as soon as possible so you don’t lose out backdating claim.
It is important you provide us with the original evidence that supports your change in circumstances where appropriate, for example, pay slips, bank statements or birth certificates.
To make a new claim for Tax Credits, you have to complete a claim form.
If you claim pension credit, the pension service will take those details.
When you make a claim for Child Tax Credit, you may be asked for: Your national insurance number.