If you want to know if you will qualify for any help with your rent, you can do a quick calculation using an online calculator, the link is shown below;
You will be asked questions about your household make up, income and savings. This will also give you an estimate of Tax Credit entitlement.
Alternatively, you can use the online claim form. This is a more detailed assessment which will enable you to make a claim at the end. This will take slightly longer as the questions are more detailed but once you have finished, we will contact you about your claim. you will also need to provide evidence to support your claim.
Please note the potential weekly rate of housing benefit notified at the end of the assessment is an estimate only and may not be what you are entitled to. If you are currently working the estimate will be less accurate and we will contact you about this.