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Benefits, Council Tax and Housing support


Check on the government website to see if you are entitled to any benefits or financial support:

Other benefits information on the government website: 

Household support fund

The Household support fund is an extra payment to help with the cost of living if you are entitled to certain benefits or tax credits.

Officers from various functions will identify those who qualify for the payment - you cannot apply by yourself for the payment.

More information about the payment and how it is being handled in Nottinghamshire is available on the Nottinghamshire County Council website:

Manage your benefits online

Manage your housing benefit entitlement or Council Tax Reduction entitlement online:

Council Tax

In our Council Tax section of the website, we give information and advice on various ways we can support you in paying your Council Tax:

Housing benefit

Our Housing Benefit section of the website has all the information you need to find out if you are eligible for Housing Benefit and how to apply:

Government information and support

The government website gives links to information, advice and ways to apply for various benefits:

The government has produced guidance on the Cost of living payment and who is eligible for this payment, being made from July 2022:

Budgeting loans are available for people who have been on certain eligible benefits for 6 months. You pay back the amount you have loaned (without interest) and the repayments are automatically taken from your benefits payments: