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How to apply

You can apply for housing benefit or a council tax reduction by -

  • telephoning our call centre on 01482 300 303 or text phone 01482 300 349 to request an application form be sent through the post, or you can ask for an officer to call you back to discuss making a claim over the telephone. They will ask you for your details and complete a trial calculation to estimate if you are entitled and then visit you to complete your claim and collect any supporting proofs 

  • visiting one of our customer service centres or information points to collect a housing benefit, council tax reduction application form, you can also ask for assistance with the form

    Find your nearest customer service centre or information point

  • requesting a home visit from one of our visiting officers who will bring the form with them (only available in certain circumstances)

    Find out whether you can request a home visit

  • email benefitssr@hullcc.gov.uk to request an application form be sent through the post, or you can ask for an officer to call you back to discuss making a claim over the telephone. They will ask you for your details and complete a trial calculation to estimate if you are entitled and then visit you to complete your claim and collect any supporting proofs 


  • downloading and printing the application form below -

Supporting proofs

However you decide to apply, you need to provide proofs to support your application.

Find out more about proofs to support your application

Find out how quickly my claim or change may be processed

Contact us

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Hull City Council Revenues and Benefits Service
PO Box 15
Hull
HU1 2AB

Tel: 01482 300 303
Text phone: 01482 300 349
Email: benefitssr@hullcc.gov.uk

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