Benefit Claim and Calculator
Calculate and claim Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support
Do you live in the area covered by Reading Council? Want to find out how much benefit you could get? Want to claim benefit straightaway?
Use the BENEFIT CLAIM AND CALCULATOR to:
- see how much Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support you could get if you rent - then claim online!
- check and claim Council Tax Support if you own your home
- find out if you're entitled to Income Support, Pension Credit or Tax Credits
It‘s quick, easy and secure.
The first part is the online calculator - answer questions accurately to see what you could get. Then go on to the second part - the online claim - to get things moving quickly!
START a new calculation/claim
RETURN to a calculation/claim you have saved
Please note that the online benefits claim system is for residents living in the area covered by Reading Council only. You can find your local authority by clicking the link below.
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 and let you know. This means that the amount of Housing Benefit quoted in the calculation on this website may be reduced.