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Tell us about a benefit change

You are about to tell us about a change in your circumstances affecting your housing benefit.

Do you have an account?

To tell us about the change you will need to log into a My Lewisham account. If you don’t have one already, please click 'log in and send a us a change of circumstances' below then choose 'register' and follow the instructions on the screen to create and activate your account.

Ready to begin?

Once logged in you will start the application form:

  • it should take between 10 and 20 minutes to complete
  • you will need to have your personal and change details ready
  • you can upload scanned evidence of your change or do this later.

What happens next

  • We will send you an email confirmation.

  • We will implement the change in your benefit claim within 10 working days if we have received all evidence required. We will contact you if we need more evidence

If you already sent us a change of circumstances:

Are you a landlord?