If you live in the area covered by Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council, you can use this application to:
The application is in two parts. The first is a calculator which can give you an idea of what you may be entitled to. The second part allows you to make a claim.
From 16 May 2018 Rochdale Borough Council became a Universal Credit Full Service area. Because of this you may have to claim Universal Credit for your Housing Costs. If this applies to you the form will advise you to claim Universal Credit.
The welfare and benefits information outlined on our website may be affected by the Government's Welfare Reform Act 2012. If you are awarded Housing Benefit and are subject to the benefit cap we will write to you to let you know. This means you may get less Housing Benefit than quoted in the calculation on this website.