It is always worth checking to see if you qualify for benefits, especially if you are on a low income or have been made redundant. Even if you have applied for benefits in the past and been refused, your circumstances or the rules on eligibility may have now changed.
Council managed benefits
The Housing Benefit and Council Tax Benefit schemes are administered by St Albans City and District Council on behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions.
- Housing Benefit helps people on a low income to pay their rent, regardless of whether they rent their home from a local authority, a housing association or privately.
- is a new way of working out Housing Benefit for tenants renting accommodation from a private landlord.
- helps people on a low income to pay their Council Tax.
- Our Benefits Calculator will help you work out if you are entitled to Housing Benefit or Council Tax Benefit.