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Housing benefit and council tax support

Our housing benefit scheme is to help people on a low income pay their rent. Our council tax support 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 benefits calculator.

Apply for benefits

Apply for benefits

Apply for housing benefit and council tax support. You can also use the benefit calculator to get an idea of the benefits you may be entitled to.

Welfare reform changes

Welfare reform changes

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.

Self service

Self service

How to sign up and log in to the revenues and benefits self service systems.

Claimant self service

Claimant self service

Log in for claimant self service.

Downloads

Downloads

Forms and leaflets that may be required when making your application for benefits.

Contact us

Contact us

Peterborough revenues and benefits contact information.

Landlords

Landlords

Information for landlords about housing benefit and our online self service system.

Landlord self service

Landlord self service

Log in for landlord self service.

LHA rates

LHA rates

Local housing allowance or LHA is a new way of calculating payments for people receiving housing benefit.

Overpayments

Overpayments

All housing benefit overpayment is recoverable unless you are told otherwise.

Personal information

Personal information

Any information and proof that you provide will be used to process your claim for housing benefit and council tax benefit/support.

Get Peterborough online

Get Peterborough online

As more Government Services go online, Peterborough has the opportunity to embrace the concept of modern living for a modern society.