Housing Benefit & Local Council Tax Support
Make a Claim Find out if you are entitled to Housing Benefit and Local Council Tax Support by using the online calculator Housing Benefit Find out about changes to Housing Benefit, what Local Housing Allowance is, apply for DHP and change your bank details. Local Council Tax Support If you are on a low income you could be eligible for help towards your Council Tax costs through Local Council Tax Support (LCTS). My circumstances have changed Remember to tell us straight away about any changes to your circumstances, which might affect your benefits Welfare Reform Find out more about important changes that have been made to the benefits system that may affect you. This includes changes to Housing and Council Tax Benefit. Universal Credit in Colchester Universal Credit will be introduced gradually into Colchester from 16 March 2015. Find out more and how to apply. Fraud If you think someone is committing benefit fraud, find out how to report them and stop them taking money from the people who need it most. Information for Landlords At Colchester Borough Council we provide two schemes that help people who are on a low income pay their rent and Council Tax. Our Decisions and what if you disagree More about Housing Benefit and Local Council Tax Support Decisions.