Financial help and advice

Housing

Housing and council tax benefit
Council tax benefit and housing benefit helps people on a low income to pay their rent and council tax.  The amount of benefit you get depends on your circumstances, and how much rent and/or council tax you pay.

Online benefits calculator
Calculate how much housing benefit and/or council tax benefit you may be entitled to.

Homelessness
How the council can help if you're at risk of becoming homeless.

Energy efficiency
Reduce your electricity bills, keep warm and reduce your impact on climate change by becoming more energy efficient at home. Find out about offers and grants to help you do this.

Grants and financial schemes
Grants, schemes and assistance for repairs/adaptations to your home including disabled facilities grant, handyperson scheme and empty properties scheme