Find out more about housing benefit, including how to apply online.
Find out more information on housing benefit on the GOV.UK website.
Find out about Local Housing Allowance (LHA).
Housing benefits - frequently asked questions
What is housing benefit?
Who can claim housing benefit?
When and how do I claim housing benefit?
How do we work out housing benefits?
What if I disagree with the way the council works out my benefit? Can I appeal?
How do we pay housing benefit?
Will other adults living in my home affect my housing benefit?
Can I claim benefit on two homes when moving?
How is benefit fraud investigated?
What is a Discretionary Housing Payment?
What local bank information and proof of identification is required?
Local bank information
This table gives general guidance only to 'basic bank accounts' that are currently available and should not be treated as a complete and authoritative guide to available accounts and acceptable identification.