Benefits Help

East Riding residents whose working tax credits end in April are advised that they may now be entitled to housing and/or council tax benefit.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is offering benefit and money advice service. They authority says it has helped thousands of residents to claim the benefits to which they are entitled. In 2010/11 residents who had used the service claimed -

  • £150,500 in housing benefit
  • £120,500 in council tax benefit

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