Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support Calculator

All fields marked with an asterisk(*) must be completed

Please note: If you are affected by the new Benefit Cap, you may not get the correct result on your calculation.  However, if you are not sure if it applies to you,  please click on the following link Benefit Cap for further details.

Please choose one of the following options:


Start a calculation

Choose this option if you would like to see how much Housing Benefit or Council Tax Support you may be eligible for. The details that you enter can be added automatically to parts of our online claim form. This calculation will save you time later on if you decide to complete an online claim form.

Continue a saved form

Choose this option to:

o    Retrieve a previously saved new claim - enter your 8 digit reference number from last time (ie: VTTIPSTJ) and click 'Continue' to carry on.  You can access the saved form for 31 days from first contact.  After 31 days the form will automatically expire and you will have to start  again

o    Add Evidence to support your claim

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