Benefits help and advice Find out what benefits you might be entitled to, help and advice with money and debt, jobs and training, benefits help and support for professionals. Household Support Fund (HSF) The HSF grant is a one-off award that could help to buy food, gas, and electricity. Housing Benefit Find out if you qualify for Housing Benefit, make a new Housing Benefit claim, Housing Benefit payments and overpayments. Changes to Council Tax support A guide to the new income band scheme for providing Council Tax support. Council Tax support Help to pay your council tax if you are on a low income or receive benefits. Emergency support If you live in Croydon and are in financial hardship, you can apply to the discretionary support fund for emergency support as well as apply for a Budgeting Loan and get an advance on your first Universal Credit payment. Changes in your circumstances Tell us about any changes which might affect your entitlement to housing benefit and/or council tax support, including your address and your income. View your benefit entitlement online Sign in to view your housing benefit and council tax support entitlement letters.