New customers - what benefits are available
Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support is paid by Exeter City Council to help pay towards your rent and Council Tax. How much benefit you receive will depend on your circumstances and how much rent and Council Tax you have to pay.
Find out more about Housing Benefit
Find out more about Council Tax Support
See if you are entitled to any assistance by using our Benefit Calculator
Find out more about Second Adult Rebate (Alternative Maximum Council Tax Reduction)
If your Housing Benefit does not fully cover your rent, we may be able to give you an extra payment called a Discretionary Housing Payment (DHP)
Find out more about Discretionary Housing Payments (DHP)
If your Council Tax Support does not fully cover your Council Tax bill and you are finding it difficult to pay, we may be able to give you assistance from our Exceptional Hardship Fund.
Find out more about Council Tax Support - Exceptional Hardship Fund (EHF)
For further independent advice you can visit the Citizens Advice Bureau website.