On behalf of Warrington, our Mayor Cllr Maureen Creaghan, sends sincere condolences to Her Majesty The Queen and the Royal Family, following the death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip. Read the Mayor's full statement.
Apply for housing benefit and council tax support
If you are experiencing any problems with completing the form for Housing Benefit/Council Tax Support, you can contact us on 01925 443210 for further assistance.
Most working age customers will now claim help with housing costs through Universal Credit.
Making a claim
There are two categories to choose from, those in working age and those that are retired:
The easiest and quickest way to claim Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support is through our online portal using your online account.
Don't have an account yet? Setting one up is easy and will also allow you to manage your Council Tax online.
Homeowner - You own your own home you can claim help with your council tax
Supported exempt housing - here are extra costs in your rent for personal support. You can claim help with your rent (housing costs) and council tax.
Temporary accommodation - You have been placed by the Local Authority in temporary housing. You can claim help with your rent (housing costs) and council tax
If you have moved house, you need to also complete a form to register yourself for council tax.
If you'd like one of our officers to come out to your home to complete an benefits claim form with you, then please call 01925 443210 to arrange this.