Local Housing Allowance

Local Housing Allowance

Benefit Calculator

Please Note: We are currently updating our Benefits Calculator therefore the following links are to GOV UK website


Calculator for joint Housing Benefit/ Council Tax support

Calculator for Council Tax support only

Use an independent benefits calculator to find out:

  • what benefits you could get
  • how to claim
  • how your benefits will be affected if you start work

These are free to use.

Use the following:

For information on income-related benefits, tax credits, contribution-based benefits, Council Tax Reduction, Career’s Allowance, Universal Credit and how your benefits will be affected if you start work

What you’ll need

You’ll need accurate information about your:

  • savings 

  • income, including your partner’s (eg from payslips)
  • existing benefits and pensions (including anyone living with you) 

  • outgoings (eg rent, mortgage, childcare payments) 

  • council tax bill

Who can’t use them?

You can’t use the calculators if you’re under 18, and they won’t give accurate results if you’re: