Housing Benefit Form Online

Housing Benefit Form Online can be used online as well as be used after download and print. Housing benefit can help people pay for part or all of the rent. It can be applied whether people are unemployed or working. How much one get depends on the individual's income and circumstances. Housing benefit sometimes can't be paid for heating, hot water, energy or food.

Spelthorne Borough Council,
Housing Benets, PO BOX 292,
Staines-upon-Thames, TW18 1XB
benets@spelthorne.gov.uk
01784 446374
Housing Benet and Council Tax Support Claim Form
This form was sent to:
How to ll in the form
• Please ll in this form using black ink. There are notes to help you on the next two pages. Please read these
carefully.
• Please answer all the questions on the form. If they do not apply to you write ‘None’ or ‘N/A (not applicable).
• If you do not ll in this form properly it will take longer to deal with your claim.
• You must return this form to us immediately even if you do not have all the documents we have asked for. If you
delay sending it, you could lose benet/support. You must send us the missing proof within one calendar month, or
your claim will be cancelled.
• We can only accept original documents as proof. We cannot accept photocopies.
• When you have completed this form, please return using the prepaid label provided. Do not send valuable items
such as passports in the post.
• You can hand-deliver claims and documents to our ofces. We will copy your originals while you wait and give the
originals back to you. Reception opening times are at the top right of this page.
• The address to return this completed form to is: Spelthorne Borough Council, Housing Benets, PO BOX 292,
Staines-upon-Thames, TW18 1XB
How we collect and use information
Spelthorne Council collects information for Housing Benet and Council Tax Support purposes, but it
may be used for any of the Council’s purposes. We may check information that you provide, or that a
third party provides about you, with other information we hold. We may also get information about you
from certain third parties, or give information to them to check the accuracy of information, to prevent or
detect crime, or to protect public funds in other ways as permitted by law. These third parties include government
departments and local authorities and if applicable, the information will be shared with the pension service. We
will not disclose information about you to anyone outside the Council unless the law permits us to. The Council is
registered under the Data Protection Act 1998 for these purposes and is the Data Controller. If you want to know
more about what information we have about you, or the way we use this information, please write to the Council’s
Data Protection Ofcer.
Please tick the box to tell us:
If you are making a new claim? Or telling us about a change in your circumstances?
For ofce use
Date issued:
Date received:
Claim ref:
Reception opening times:
Monday to Friday, 9am-4pm
Address:
Spelthorne Borough Council,
Council Ofces,
Knowle Green,
Staines-upon-Thames
TW18 1XB
Housing Benet and Council Tax Support Claim Formwww.spelthorne.gov.uk/benets
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