West Berkshire Council

Housing Benefit

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About Housing Benefit
A national welfare benefit paid by the council to help meet the cost of your rent
Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction Claims
How to claim a reduction in rent and/or Council Tax
Universal Credit
Eligibility criteria and applying for Universal Credit in West Berkshire
Housing Benefit Appeals
Appealing against a benefit award decision
Housing Benefit Overpayments
What happens if we've paid you too much Housing Benefit?
Benefit Fraud
Preventing fraud entering the benefit system
Winter Fuel Payments
Help and support with heating your home during the cold weather

Who To Contact

West Berkshire Council's Benefits Team

01635 519258