More information about:
From 1 April 2013, there will be changes to Council Tax Benefit
and Housing Benefit. The changes mean that from April
some people will receive less benefit than
- Council Tax Benefit is being replaced with local Council Tax
Support. For more information on Dacorum's Council Tax Support
scheme, please see our Council Tax Support page.
- Housing Benefit entitlements for working age people in the
social sector will reflect household size, in a similar way to
people renting in the private sector.
More information about these changes is available in this
leaflet (876 KB)
In March 2013, we will send you your benefit statement to let
you know how much support you will receive from April.
Later in 2013
The Government is introducing a limit on the total amount of
benefit that most working age people can get. For more information
please visit www.gov.uk and search for "benefit
Many of the separate benefits that working age people can get,
including Housing Benefit, will be replaced by a single benefit
called Universal Credit. For more information please visit
www.gov.uk and search for "Universal
Need help with the changes?
If you need any help or advice about these changes, please
contact our team of specialists on 01442 228999 or email email@example.com