Benefits

Who Can Claim?

Who can claim Housing/Council Tax Benefit?

To be able to claim Housing and/or Council Tax Reduction, a person must be:

People who are working full time or part time, are self employed or retired, can claim Housing and/or Council Tax Reduction as well as people who are unemployed or cannot work because of illness or because they are caring for someone.

Who cannot claim Housing/Council Tax Benefit?

Some people cannot claim Housing and/or Council Tax Reduction.  These include:

For further information about who can claim Housing and/or Council Tax Benefit, see useful leaflets and forms.