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To apply for Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support.
Most tenants renting from private landlords have their housing benefit assessed under Local Housing Allowance (LHA) rules.
Forms, leaflets and fact sheets for advice, information and applying for housing benefit and council tax support.
If we pay you too much benefit, known as an overpayment, we will usually ask you to pay this back to us.
Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support can help pay your rent and/or Council Tax. From 11 October 2017 Universal Credit is being rolled out across Doncaster and you may have to claim Universal Credit instead of Housing Benefit for help with your rent. You will still need to make a claim Council Tax Support if you receive, or are making a claim for, Universal Credit.
Housing Benefit is a national benefit that can help to pay part or all of your rent if you are a tenant and on a low income. How much you get depends on your income and circumstances. From 11 October 2017 Universal Credit is being rolled out across Doncaster and you may have to claim Universal Credit instead of Housing Benefit for help with your rent. You can view your existing Housing Benefit claim through your My Doncaster account.
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The information here is for any organisation supporting and assisting Doncaster residents.
You can claim housing benefit and/or council tax support for a past period. This is called backdating.