North East Lincolnshire Council


Universal Credit is now live in North East Lincolnshire. If you live in rented accommodation your housing costs may be funded by Universal Credit. Before making a benefits application please read the information on our Universal Credit pages to see how this could help you.

If you wish to apply for support towards your Council Tax you must also complete the Council Tax Reduction form in our Council Tax section.

Make a new claim for housing benefit or council tax reduction.

Tell us about a change in your circumstances

Information about the new Universal Credit payments

Important information regarding changes to Housing Benefit

Calculate your benefit entitlement

Pay a housing benefit overpayment

More services

Make a housing benefit or council tax reduction appeal

When and how you can claim backdated payments

When and how you can claim for free school meal entitlement

Information about DHP and council tax support fund

Find out more about housing benefit and council tax reduction

How we make payments of housing benefit to you

Information about paying your landlord and what we can tell them about your claim

Housing benefit and council tax reduction statistical information

Read our newsletter to keep informed about upcoming changes to our service and Local Taxation and Benefits