How do I email Herefordshire Council?
Email: [email protected] Address: Herefordshire Council, Plough Lane, Hereford HR4 0LE. Telephone: 01432 260535.
Can I claim Housing Benefit on income support?
You can’t usually get Housing Benefit, but you might be able to get help with your rent from these benefits: Income Support. income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA) income-related Employment Support Allowance (ESA)
How long does it take for a decision on Housing Benefit?
Once you have handed in your Housing Benefit form, you will have to wait for your claim to be processed. Your claim should be decided within two weeks if the council has all the information it needs, although there are sometimes delays.
What services does Herefordshire County Council provide?
Social care and support
- Children’s social care.
- Local offer for children with SEND.
- Request a care assessment.
- Find out if you pay for care.
What county is Herefordshire?
What is the maximum income for Housing Benefit?
The benefit cap inside Greater London is: £442.31 per week (£23,000 a year) if you’re in a couple. £442.31 per week (£23,000 a year) if you’re a single parent and your children live with you.
How long can Housing Benefit be backdated?
Housing benefit can be backdated for a maximum of a month if you are of working age. Council tax reduction can be backdated for up to 6 months if you are working age. If you want us to consider paying your benefit from an earlier date, tell us the dates you want benefit from and why you did not claim earlier.
Do you get full Housing Benefit on Universal Credit?
When you make a new claim for Universal Credit your housing costs will usually be paid as part of your Universal Credit payment. If you are receiving Housing Benefit, the Department for Work and Pensions will contact your local authority to stop your Housing Benefit payments.
Is Herefordshire posh?
MORE than 85 percent of the county’s poshest properties are being bought up by Londoners. Anthony Clay, of Knight Frank, said that the disparity with London house prices means Herefordshire is becoming a haven for affluent families from the south east.
Is Hereford nice place to live?
Hereford is considered a safe place to live and in 2013 the city was deemed to be the safest place to live in the UK, according to a national survey.
What benefits can a single woman claim?
If you’re divorcing or separating from your partner and your income has dropped, there are some benefits you could claim as a single person….These include:
- Income Support.
- income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance.
- income-related Employment and Support Allowance.
- Child Tax Credit.
- Working Tax Credit.
- Housing Benefit.
How do I contact Herefordshire County Council benefits?
Email: [email protected] Telephone: 01432 260333 Phone lines are open: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 10am to 4pm, Wednesday 1pm to 4pm. Our telephone lines are very busy so if you would prefer not to queue, please email us.
What are the hours of operation for Herefordshire Council switchboard?
Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm (Closed weekends and bank holidays) Telephone: 01432 260000 Please note: this is the telephone number and opening times for the main switchboard at Herefordshire Council, opening times for specific departments may differ.
Are all postcodes in Herefordshire subject to Universal Credit?
All postcodes in Herefordshire are now subject to Universal Credit. Who isn’t entitled to Housing Benefit? A Crown Tenant. You are usually a crown tenant when your landlord is a government department. Currently most service personnel living in Ministry of Defence (MoD) accommodation are crown tenants.
How do I contact betteroff housing?
To discuss a housing issue call 01432 261546 or 01432 261547, Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm. In an emergency only call 01432 261600. Book an appointment with a customer services officer for support with Blue Badge applications, Council Tax enquiries, Housing Benefit and Council Tax support or help using the BetterOff online benefits calculator.