Working age and pension age rules
There are different rules for applicants of working age and applicants of pension age. A full copy of the rules governing both schemes is available to download which should be read together with documents incorporating statutory changes made to the schemes.
How to make a claim
If you are on a low income you may be entitled to the Council Tax Reduction Scheme and should make a claim. Details of how to claim can be found on our Apply for Housing Benefit and/or Council Tax Reduction page.