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Housing Benefit is a government scheme to help you pay your rent which you may be entitled to from Bournemouth Borough Council if you are on a low income.
The Government is making changes to Housing Benefit rules from April 2013. These changes may affect you so it is important that you know what the changes are|.
In April 2011 the Government made changes to the Local Housing Allowance Rules. These changes may have affected you so it is important that you know what the changes are|.
You can contact Revenue & Benefits Services for application forms or further information and advice about Housing Benefit and Local Council Tax Reduction at our Benefits office below:
Revenue & Benefits Services
Bournemouth Borough Council
St Stephen’s Road
The Benefits Enquiry Counter is open:
Monday to Thursday from 9.00 am to 4.30pm
and on Friday's from 9.00 am to 4.00pm
01202 451592 for all Housing & Local Council Tax Reduction enquiries.
Monday to Thursday from 8.30 am to 5.00pm
Friday from 8.30 am to 4.15pm
Fax the Benefits office on:
Information security is extremely important to us. Revenue & Benefits can now encrypt emails allowing us to send information to you in a safe and secure way. You will also be able to reply to us safe in the knowledge that others are not able to read your email should it not reach us. Normal emails will no longer be sent.
Emails from us will say "You have a new encrypted message from Revenue & Benefits Enquiries <email@example.com>"
You will need to register your details and create a password the first time you use the service. After that you will only need to enter your password to read and reply to subsequent emails received.
For security reasons the emails sent and received using this service will be automatically deleted after 30 days, but you will be able to save the content of the email yourself for future reference if you need to.
Examples of emails that you may receive|.
If you want to know more please visit the online help| or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org|
Please note that to be fair to all, email communication is treated the same as other correspondence and consequently you may not receive an immediate response. You will however receive an acknowledgement of receipt immediately
We always appreciate feedback or comments on the quality and the ease of accessing information on this site or any aspect of the service you have received, regardless of the method used. To facilitate this, feedback and comments can be emailed to the attention of the Revenue & Benefits Customer Service Manager at email@example.com|.
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