Change in circumstances
You must tell us if there are any changes to your circumstances that may affect you receiving Housing Benefit or Council Tax Support. Any delay may mean you are paid too much benefit which you will have to pay back, or you may be paid too little.
This is because even the smallest of changes can affect the amount of Housing Benefit or Council Tax Support you receive.
How to report a change
To tell us about a change in circumstance you must do this through My Account.
If you don’t have an account you will need to sign up and register to use online benefit services.
Changes you need to tell us about
Here are examples of changes we would need to know about:
|Type of change||Examples of changes you must report|
|Ending your claim||
|Changes to any benefits or unearned income received by any adult in your family||
|Employment changes for any adult in your family||
|The number of people living in your house||
|Bank accounts, savings and investments||
The amount of savings you have is over: