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Ribble Valley Borough Council

Housing Benefits and Council Tax Support

Housing and Council Tax Support is a financial assistance to help pay for your rent and Council Tax. It is paid by Ribble Valley Borough Council.


Changes to Council Tax Benefit

Changes to Council Tax Benefit

From 1 April 2013 Council Tax Benefit was replaced by Council Tax Support. Find out about how the changes may affect you.


Housing and Council Tax Support Calculation

Housing and Council Tax Support Calculation

Find out how Council Tax support and housing benefit is calculated.

Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support Fraud

Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support Fraud

Benefit fraud is where people claim benefits but have no rights to them. You can report benefit fraud to us.

How to Claim

How to Claim

To claim housing and council tax support you need to fill in an application form.


The Valuation Office Agency

The Valuation Office Agency

Incorporating Rent Officer functions providing valuations for local authorities since April 2009

Overpayment

Overpayment

When we give you too much benefit, we call it an overpayment. If we give you too much benefit, we will send you a letter.

Local Housing Allowance (LHA)

Local Housing Allowance (LHA)

Local Housing Allowance (LHA) is a new scheme for the way in which housing benefit claims for privately rented properties are treated.