Housing benefit is a means tested benefit that is intended
to help towards housing costs for rented accommodation.
You may be able to get
housing benefit if you are working and are on a low income,
get a pension or are on benefit.
The amount of housing
benefit you get generally depends on:
- Your income and benefits
- Any other money, savings or investments
- The income and savings of other people
who live in your home.
For more information
visit the Waltham Forest
Council website where you will be able to:
- Get an estimate of your housing
benefit/council tax benefit by using the online benefits
- Make a claim online
- Find details on how to contact the
- Report a change in your
- Report a change of address
- Register for an account and access our
e-citizens service to view your housing benefit and council
tax support details online
Please don’t hesitate to contact Housing
Services if you need any help completing your forms.
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