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Apply for the Household Support Fund

Information about an application form for the 2023/24 Household Support Fund.

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.

Calculate Your Benefits

Use our on-line benefits calculator to estimate how much help you might receive.

Ask for Advice About Benefits

Help for new or existing benefit claims

Council Tax Reduction

Find out more about Council Tax Reduction and whether you may be eligible.

Benefit Fraud

Preventing fraud entering the benefit system.

Winter Fuel Payments

Help and support with heating your home during the cold weather.

Housing Benefit Overpayments

What happens if we've paid you too much Housing Benefit?

Housing Benefit Appeals

Appealing against a benefit award decision.

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