Housing benefits

How to apply

Information on applying for housing benefit.

Have you checked to see if you're eligible? 

Use our benefits calculator

You can claim housing benefits if one of the following applies to you:

  • you are a pensioner - check to see if you are a pensioner
  • you are in receipt of pension credit
  • you live in temporary accommodation which has been provided or arranged by the council
  • your landlord is a county council, charity, non-profit community interest company or housing association and they give you care and support, for example if you live in sheltered housing

Our application form is unavailable from 5pm on Friday 5 March to 9am on Monday 8 March

If you wish to apply for housing benefit or council tax reduction please send us an email to register to your interest at benefits@hillingdon.gov.uk and return to this webpage on Monday after 9am when the link will be available. 


If none of the above apply to you, check to see if you are eligible for Universal Credit.

What is Universal Credit?

Page last updated: 05 Mar 2021