Forms for housing benefit and council tax support

On this page you will find all of the housing benefit and council tax support forms.

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You can post your form to us at Revenues and Benefits, PO Box 676, Truro TR1 9EQ.

Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support claim form

Use this form to apply for housing benefit and council tax support.

Certificate of earnings form

Use this form if you don’t have wage slips.

Self employed form

Use this form to show your income if you’re self employed.

Childcare costs form

Use this form if you pay for childcare.

Discretionary housing payment and exceptional relief award claim form

Use this form if you want to apply for a discretionary housing payment to help towards your rent or an exceptional relief award to help towards your council tax. You must already receive housing benefit or council tax support to apply.

Change of address for private tenants form

Alternatively, you can download and complete the Change of address form for private tenants (PDF) form

Use this form if you’re renting from a private landlord.

Change of address for council tenants and home owners form

Alternatively, you can download and complete the Change of address form for council tenants and people who own their own home (PDF) form

Use this form if you rent your home from us or own your home and receive council tax support.

Change in circumstances form

Alternatively, you can download and complete the Change in circumstances form (PDF) form

Use this form to tell us about changes to your income, capital, members of your household, rent, private tenancy or moving to a new home.

Financial statement form

Use this form if we are recovering an overpayment from your housing benefit and it’s causing you hardship.

Application for direct payment of housing benefit to your landlord

Use this form if you need housing benefit payments direct to your landlord.

Direct payment of housing benefit into a bank account - BACS form

Use this form to change from payment by cheque to BACS.

Rent proof form

Use this form to prove how much your rent is.