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HOUSING

The local housing team are here to support families with any concerns they have about their rent, bills or for any other advice about housing. Find out more below.

Housing

If you are struggling to pay your rent, worried about paying your bills or need some general advice, you can contact the NCC Income Team and ask to speak to your designated Income Officer on 01670 623 483. 


The team can also provide you with specialist welfare benefit advice to enable you to maximise your income and benefit entitlement, and ensure you are in a good position to pay your rent, charges and household bills.   
 
Northumberland County Council's team are here to help you to:   

  • Manage your budget   

  • Reduce your debts   

  • Apply for grants or funding   

  • Reduce your bills   

 

They can offer help and advice on the following:   

  • Housing Benefit   

  • Universal Credit   

  • Under Occupation   

  • Non-dependent Deduction   

  • Benefit Cap  

 

If you are a council tenant and need welfare or benefit advice, please call 01670 623 483 or email housingwelfaresupport@northumberland.gov.uk

If you are a council tenant Northumberland County Council have support available, click here for more information.

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