Universal Credit is now live within Huntingdonshire. This means you can only apply for Housing Benefit if you are 1) of pensionable age (if you are a couple, both of you must be of pensionable age) 2) are entitled to the Severe Disability Premium within your JSA(IB), ESA (IR), Income Support or Housing Benefit 3) live in exempt or certain specified accommodation 4) have been placed in temporary housing by the Council.
If you don’t fall into one of these groups you will need to make a claim for Universal Credit for help with your housing costs (rent payments).
If you want to claim Council Tax Support for help towards your Council Tax bill you will need to make a claim to the Council for this. Go to Council Tax Support page for more details