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Help with housing costs

If you are on low income and struggling to meet your housing costs, you may be eligible for help with your rent, council tax and mortgage or loan interest.

The Council  also offers a variety of grants for people on low income to help ensure homes in Reading meet the decent homes standard.

Click here for further information on housing benefits and council tax support

To check your eligibility for Housing Benefit and/or Council Tax support and apply visit or call the Council’s Benefits Team on 0118 937 3707.

Last updated/reviewed - November 2019