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Make a claim for Housing Benefit and/or Council tax Reduction

Use this form to apply for Housing Benefit and/or Council Tax Reduction.

Universal Credit is gradually being rolled out to Wolverhampton. Before you begin to apply for Housing Benefit please complete the on line calculator which will advise you whether you should apply for Universal Credit instead to help with your housing costs.

Benefits Calculator

If you are eligible to apply for a Housing Benefit claim or a Council Tax Reduction claim, you can apply  here.

You can contact us for further advice.

Remember, if you are eligible to claim Universal Credit to assist you with housing costs you will need to make a separate application for Council Tax Reduction.

You may wish to read the pdf icon Managing Director's Direction [450kb] in support of the introduction of our online claim form.