Housing and council tax benefit
Our housing benefit scheme is to help people on a low income pay
their rent. Our council tax benefit scheme is to assist people on a
low income to pay their council tax. We are required by law to
administer theses schemes for the residents of Peterborough. To see
if you may be eligible for either of these schemes please use our
Information on Housing and Council Tax benefit, how to apply and calculate your entitlement.
A Welfare Reform Bill was introduced to Parliament. The Bill detailed the biggest change to the welfare system for over 60 years and has been taking place in stages since January 2012 and will end between April 2016 and April 2020.
How to sign up and log in to the revenues and benefits self service systems.
Log in for claimant self service.
Forms and leaflets that may be required when making your application for benefits.
Peterborough revenues and benefits contact information.
Information for landlords about housing benefit and our online self service system.
Log in for landlord self service.
Local housing allowance or LHA is a new way of calculating payments for people receiving housing benefit.
All housing benefit overpayment is recoverable unless you are told otherwise.
Any information and proof that you provide will be used to process your claim for housing benefit and council tax benefit/support.
As more Government Services go online, Peterborough has the opportunity to embrace the concept of modern living for a modern society.