You (and your partner, if applicable) must:
• be unemployed or on a low income
• have less than £6,000 in savings (£16,000 if you’re a pensioner)
Extra consideration is given to applicants who are:
• working over 16 hours a week
• in households with children under 5
How much will by council tax be reduced by?
We consider each case according to our council tax reduction scheme.
If you are of working age we will never discount your whole bill.
How do I apply for the scheme?
Apply using the form below.
You must continue to pay your council tax as normal whilst your application is being considered.
Can I appeal against your decision?
You can ask us to review our decision and, in some circumstances, you may be able to appeal to the Valuation Tribunal.