Find out how much Housing Benefit or Council Tax Support you may be eligible for before you make a claim.
This calculator only provides you with an estimate. You must make a claim as soon as possible as your benefit will usually only start from the Monday after we receive your application.
Step 1 - Bedroom allowance
First of all you need to determine how many bedrooms your property can have using the:
Then find out the Local Housing Allowance (LHA) rate for your property. Please use the weekly figure:
Once you know your weekly LHA rate the Benefits Calculator can give you an idea of what you may be entitled to.
Step 2 - Benefits calculator
Step 3 - Apply
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Page last updated: 19 November 2020