Benefits - online calculator and claim form

Provider email: 
housing.benefits@brighton-hove.gov.uk
Provider telephone: 
01273 292000
Form Info: 

Local Housing Allowance, Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction application form

Form type: 
Application

Find out how much help you could get

You can use independent benefits calculators to find out what benefits you may be eligible for. Online calculators are intended only to give you an indication of your entitlement. We cannot guarantee that you will receive the amount of benefit shown by the online calculator.

Make a new claim for help with rent and council tax

Tell us about a change of circumstances

You can now let us know about your change of circumstances online

Submit your evidence by email

You can now send us your supporting documents by email. You can do this by scanning them in at home and then attaching them to an email. You can then email us at housing.benefits@brighton-hove.gov.uk with the attachment.

Please remember to include the following details in your email otherwise we will not know who it belongs to;

  • Claim reference (if known)
  • Full name and address
  • Date of birth
  • National insurance number.

If you have recently received a letter asking for evidence to verify your claim you can also email us with it rather than sending it or bringing it in. Please note for verification purposes we do not accept passports electronically.