From 4th July 2018 only certain eligible groups can use this form to claim Housing Benefit rather than Universal Credit. You can check that you are eligible.
Claims from 4th July from those not eligible will not be assessed.
Anyone can use this form to claim Council Tax Support.

Before you apply for Housing Benefit, use the online calculator to see how much you might get towards your rent.

Please complete the online form by clicking on the blue start button.

Data Protection

Any personal information which you provide will be held and used by East Devon District Council for the purpose of processing your Housing Benefit and/or in the administration of Council Tax.

  • Your information may be provided to a third party acting on our behalf in processing your Housing Benefit and/or Council Tax.
  • Your information may also be shared within East Devon District Council for the purposes of carrying out our lawful functions. Otherwise your personal information will not be disclosed to anybody outside East Devon District Council without your permission, unless there is a lawful reason to do so, for example disclosure is necessary for crime prevention or detection purposes.
  • Your information will be held securely and will not be retained for any longer than is necessary.

There are a number of rights available to you in relation to our use of your personal information, depending on the reason for processing. Further detail about our use of your personal information can be found in the relevant Privacy Notice which can be accessed at eastdevon.gov.uk/privacy.