Council Tax Reduction - reduces your council tax bill if you're on a low income, whether you are working or not, whether you own your home or you're a tenant.
Housing Benefit - helps to pay the rent (whether it's a Council Property, a Housing Association, or you have a Private landlord), if you are on a low income, whether you are working or not.
Unless you get Pension Credit (Guarantee Credit) your savings and investments must be less than £16,000 for you to be eligible to claim either of these benefits.
more information about Claiming Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction on our website
For information about recent and future changes to Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction which may affect you go to What's New in Benefits
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