When your claim for Housing Benefit, Council Tax Support or Local Housing Allowance is worked out your benefit amount is based on personal and financial details you supplied at the time of your claim. The benefit letter we sent you tells you the information we have used to work out your benefit.
You should read the letter carefully to make sure the correct income and personal details have been used. If any of the information used to work out your benefit is wrong you must tell us straight away.
The letter also informs you of your duty to tell us of any changes in your circumstances.
You must tell us about any change that may affect the amount of benefit you are getting.
Changes to you or your partner’s income or savings
The home you live in
People who live with you
You or someone who lives with you gives birth or becomes responsible for a child
These are only examples of the changes we need to know about.
Tell us as soon as possible in one of the following ways: