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Upload documents for housing benefit and council tax reduction

Use this form to send us scans or images of any documents we've asked to see.
Universal Credit this year

Every five to six years, the calendar makes it so we have 53 Mondays instead of the usual 52. This coming financial year, 2024 / 2025, is one of those special years.

If you get Universal Credit, the Department for Work and Pensions will only pay for 52 weeks of your rent in a year. In a 53 week financial year, this means there will be one week of rent that will not be covered by Universal Credit.

Find out what we're doing to help and what to do if you're affected and already struggling with the cost of living.

Ready to apply?

The 'benefit upload' form should take less than 10 minutes to complete.

You can upload scanned documents we have asked for to support a claim or if you have already submitted a change of circumstances to us.

If you haven't applied yet

Only use this form if you've already applied for housing benefit, told us about a change of circumstances or we've asked you to send us evidence.