Manchester City Council

Manchester's thoughts and sympathies

Manchester is sharing its sympathy with the family and friends of Labour MP and Father of The House of Commons Sir Gerald Kaufman who passed away aged 86.

Sign the online Book of condolence.


Benefits & support Find out if you can get Housing Benefit

The rules for who can get Housing Benefit can be complicated. The quickest and easiest way to check if you can claim is to use our online claim calculator.

We’ll check if you can get Council Tax Support and free school meals too.

If you are entitled to Housing Benefit you can then use the details you’ve entered already to make a claim.

Sorry, but students can’t usually claim housing benefit. See Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support for students.

If you want you can also read the full rules for who can get Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support.

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