Scheduled maintenance

Our council tax, business rates and online benefits systems will be unavailable on Thursday 26 May 2022 between 6:30pm and 10pm. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Debt advice for council tenants and leaseholders

This service is free of charge and is available to all council tenants who are experiencing financial problems.

We can:

  • check your benefits to make sure you’re receiving all the right benefits
  • help you prepare a personal budget sheet which shows your income and expenditure
  • work out how much you can afford to pay towards priority debts like rent, council tax, gas and electricity
  • contact the people you owe money to and negotiate affordable payments
  • give general advice on everything from basic money management, fuel efficiency, and county court proceedings

Request debt advice

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