Change of circumstances

If you are in receipt of housing benefit and/or council tax support benefit and your circumstances change you must notify the benefits team immediately. There are various ways that you can do this.

Change of circumstances form

You must tell us if:

  • any of your children leave school or home
  • your childcare stops, starts or changes
  • anyone moves in or out of your home
  • your income or the income of anyone living with you, including benefits, changes
  • your capital savings or investments change
  • you or anyone living with you, becomes a student, goes onto a youth training scheme, goes into hospital or a nursing home, goes into prison, or gets, changes or leaves a job
  • your rent changes
  • you move
  • you or your partner is going to be away from home
  • you receive any decision from the home office
  • there are any other changes
  • someone starts/stops receiving Carers Allowance for you

PDF document Chief Executive directive for online application changes(PDF) [307 kb]

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