Apply for Housing Benefit

You could get Housing Benefit to pay for all or part of your rent if you're unemployed or on a low income and you:

are of state pension age

or

are a tenant in exempt supported or temporary accommodation

or

you have 3 or more children

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Use a benefit calculator  to work out how much you might be able to claim.

If you do not meet the criteria, you may be eligible for Universal Credit


Help with your council tax

Council tax support helps people on low incomes pay their council tax.

You may get council tax support if you pay council tax and your income and capital (savings and investments) are below a certain level. You may apply whether you rent or own your home, or live rent-free. You could qualify if you are out of work, or in work and earning a wage.

If you live with someone (other than your partner) who is on a low income, you may be entitled to a second adult rebate.

If you need help to pay your council tax you can apply through our council tax reduction scheme using the same form. This is also known as the council tax reduction scheme.

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Find out more about Council Tax support

Email us housing.benefits@nsdc.info

Call us on 01636 655000

Newark and Sherwood District Council
Castle House
Great North Road
Newark
Notts
NG24 1BY

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Newark and Sherwood District Council
Castle House
Great North Road
Newark
Notts
NG24 1BY

01636 650000

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