Benefits calculator Apply for benefits Report a change in your circumstances Apply for a discretionary housing payment Benefit cap An explanation of the benefit cap. Benefit fraud What is benefit fraud and how to report it. Benefits and your personal data What you need to know, your rights, and more. Benefits and changes in circumstances What to do if you have a change in circumstance and are claiming benefits. Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support How to claim Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support. How is my benefit worked out Housing Benefit is 'means tested', meaning we need to know how much money you have coming into your household. If you disagree with the decision made about your benefits If you feel that the decision made about your Housing Benefit and/or Council Tax Support is wrong, you can ask for that decision to be looked at again or for a more in-depth explanation of the assessment. Non-dependant deductions A non-dependant is any person over the age of 18 years, who normally lives with the claimant and is not a partner, dependant child, joint tenant or a sub-tenant. Overpayment of Housing Benefit What happens if you receive more Housing Benefit than you should have? Universal Credit Universal Credit is a single monthly payment that will replaces six existing benefits for working age people. Useful contacts These charities, helplines, and associations may be able to provide help and advice.