Benefits services & information
Includes advice on how to apply for discretionary housing payments and Croydon discretionary support, also includes web link to budget planner and the local housing allowance rates.
Local Housing Allowance (LHA) is a way of working out how much housing benefit we can pay you if you are renting a property or room from a private landlord.
To make a claim or to see what help you can get with paying your rent and council tax.
How your housing benefit and council tax support is worked out.
Find out what welfare benefits are available, whether you are eligible for any, and how to make a claim.
You must notify us immediately of any change in circumstance that might affect the amount of benefit you receive, especially if you are moving home.
A new benefit which has started to replace a range of working age benefits and tax credits for people.
A housing benefit overpayment happens when if we've paid you (or someone else on your behalf) benefit which you're not entitled to. Find out how it can be settled.
Fact sheets and useful contacts to help you manage the changes to your benefits