Link to the content Apply for Universal Credit Link to the content Report a change Link to the content View your account online Universal Credit How to apply for Universal Credit if you need help paying your rent. Housing Benefit Includes how to apply, report a change, details on local housing allowance, non-dependants and appeals. Council Tax Support Includes how to apply, report a change, non-dependants and appeals. Discretionary Housing Payment If you are struggling to pay your rent then you may be able to receive extra help by applying for a Discretionary Housing Payment. Exceptional Hardship Payments If you are receiving Council Tax Support, but still struggling to pay your Council Tax, then you may be able to apply for extra support. Benefit fraud Report suspected benefit fraud to us. Death notification How to notify us is somebody dies and what you need to do. Text enquiry service Use our text service to ask us a question about your benefit and we will reply back to you by text or call.