What is a direct earnings attachment?
You can claim housing benefit and/or council tax support for a past period. This is called backdating.
Local Housing Allowance (LHA) applies to most tenants who rent their home from a private landlord.
Discretionary housing payments provide extra help if you are already getting Housing Benefit or Universal Credit (including housing costs for rent) but you still need further help with your rental costs.
To apply for Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support.
Find out about council tax, housing benefit, business rates, welfare reform and mobility travel passes.
You can get in touch with our benefits team in a number of ways.
Discretionary Housing Payments provide extra help if you are already getting housing benefit or Universal Credit (including housing costs) but...
Request for Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support to be paid before the claim was made.
Student information to support a claim for Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support.