Housing Benefit & Council Tax Reduction

Watford Borough Council is responsible for Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction for residents who live in Watford.


In this section of the site, you can find out if you are entitled to any benefits; advice on how to make a claim; details on exemptions and discounts as well as information concerning benefit fraud.

Use the online calculator below to see the amount of Council Tax Support or Housing Benefit you may be entitled to.

Please note: The calculator is only for indicative purposes as it will only be when we have received your application and all the supporting documents that we will be able to make an accurate decision.

Self-Service portal

View details about your benefit claim including e-notification by following the Benefits Self-Service link below. You will need to register in order to use the service. At present this application is best viewed using the Safari web browser.


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