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Local housing allowance (more info..)

Local Housing Allowance rates are set and used to work out Housing Benefit. This section provides further information about local housing allowance and how much you could be entitled to.

Backdated housing benefit claims (more info..)

If there is a reason that has prevented you from applying sooner, you can ask for this to be backdated.

Redundancy & benefits (more info..)

If your job finishes due to redundancy or a voluntary severance scheme, you may need to claim social security benefits.

Additional help & advice (more info..)

If you are already claiming housing benefit and need additional financial help, we may be able to help you.

Discretionary housing payments (more info..)

Discretionary housing payments are additional payments available to customers who receive either housing benefit or universal credit (which includes a housing element) and who require further financial assistance with their housing costs.

Welfare reform (more info..)

The government has made big changes to the benefits system as part of the Welfare Reform Act. A summary of these changes is given below.

Benefits & support and money advice (more info..)

Benefits and support information, including housing benefit, debt advice and financial help, welfare rights, support for armed forces personnel and veterans and the new universal credit

Reporting benefit fraud (more info..)

People who deliberately claim benefits they are not entitled to are committing a criminal offence. If a landlord, who is paid housing benefit directly, fails to notify the council their tenant has left the property, they may be committing benefit fraud.

Making a housing benefit claim (more info..)

Housing Benefit can help you pay your rent if you are on a low income, and you have reached State Pension age or live in temporary or supported accommodation.

Housing benefit - important changes which may affect you (more info..)

Here we will give updates on any changes to the law which could affect your housing benefits. We will also provide local information, for your convenience:

Reporting benefit fraud (more info..)

People who deliberately claim benefits they are not entitled to are committing a criminal offence. If a landlord, who is paid housing benefit directly, fails to notify the council their tenant has left the property, they may be committing benefit fraud.

Reporting benefit fraud (more info..)

People who deliberately claim benefits they are not entitled to are committing a criminal offence. If a landlord, who is paid housing benefit directly, fails to notify the council their tenant has left the property, they may be committing benefit fraud.

Landlord forums (more info..)

Landlord forums are an opportunity to meet other landlords and keep up to date with regulations and legislation.

Appealing against your benefit decision (more info..)

There are different ways in which you can appeal.

Housing benefit factsheets (more info..)

Due to the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions, all benefit offices are currently closed until further notice.

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Works starts on Multi-million pound housing project (more info..)

26 October 2017 Archived

Work has started on a multi-million pound project to upgrade homes on a Cramlington estate.

Council praised in housing awards (more info..)

31 July 2017 Archived

Northumberland County Council has been praised for its role as a landlord at a regional awards ceremony.

Innovative Cramlington project picks up prestigious housing award (more info..)

19 July 2018 Archived

A project to transform “Dorran” style properties on an estate in Cramlington has picked up two awards at a regional awards ceremony.

Advice to council tenants on rent payments and support (more info..)

02 April 2020 Archived

Northumberland County Council would like any tenants who have lost their job or who are experiencing financial difficulties as a result of the Coronavirus to get in touch.

Council wins West Thirston appeal (more info..)

10 December 2019 Archived

The council has won an appeal against its refusal to grant planning permission for a proposed development at West Thirston.

Rail scheme enters next stage of development (more info..)

28 May 2021

The next stage towards the re-opening of passenger rail services on the Northumberland Line is underway. 

Community project under national spotlight (more info..)

26 July 2017 Archived

A community project helping to improve the lives of people living in Blyth was the focus of attention at a national conference.

Northumberland Line plans on track (more info..)

12 July 2021

Work is continuing at pace on the Northumberland Line rail scheme. 

Road, footpath and cycling improvements lined up for Cramlington (more info..)

08 June 2021

The Beaconhill and Beacon Lane areas of Cramlington are set to have improvements to roads, paths and cycleways as funding from housing developers is released to Northumberland County Council.

First planning applications to be submitted for rail scheme (more info..)

03 February 2021 Archived

The first planning applications for the county’s newest rail line will be submitted in the coming days. 

Digital support on offer as Universal Credit rolls out (more info..)

08 November 2018 Archived

Universal Credit Full Service is being rolled out by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) across Northumberland over the next two months.

Council to purchase affordable housing for local people in need (more info..)

12 February 2020 Archived

Northumberland County Council has agreed to fund the purchase of  33 new affordable houses in the county.

Grant kick starts community led affordable housing scheme (more info..)

22 November 2018 Archived

A community led affordable housing scheme is now underway in Haltwhistle thanks to a grant from Northumberland County Council.

We’d like your views on the draft housing strategy for Northumberland (more info..)

15 May 2019 Archived

We are seeking the views of people who: Live in Northumberland Work in Northumberland

Outreach Workers support Armed Forces through pandemic and beyond  (more info..)

23 June 2021

As we approach Armed Forces Day (Saturday 26 June), Northumberland County Council is highlighting the important role its Armed Forces Outreach Workers have played in supporting the Armed Forces Community during the pandemic. 

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02.14 Appendix 2 - NCC Discretionary Housing Payments Policy 2013

Appendix 2 Revenues and

Service Discretionary

Payments Policy NCC Discretionary

Payment Policy 1 Appendix 2 Introduction 1. The Discretionary Financial Assistance Regulations 2001 (SI 2001 No.1167) gives powers to local authorit...

04.14 Appendix 2 - NCC Discretionary Housing Payments Policy 2013

Appendix 2 Revenues and

Service Discretionary

Payments Policy NCC Discretionary

Payment Policy 1 Appendix 2 Introduction 1. The Discretionary Financial Assistance Regulations 2001 (SI 2001 No.1167) gives powers to local authorit...

16 Appendix 2 - NCC Discretionary Housing Payments Policy 2013

Appendix 2 Revenues and

Service Discretionary

Payments Policy NCC Discretionary

Payment Policy 1 Appendix 2 Introduction 1. The Discretionary Financial Assistance Regulations 2001 (SI 2001 No.1167) gives powers to local authorit...

06 Affordable Housing Programme

COMMUN ITIES AND PLACE OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE 9 OCTOBER 2013 Policy Board Date: {TBC} The Council’s affordable

programme Report of the Corporate Director of Adults,

and Community Health Services Policy Board Member: Councillor Allan He...

04.1 Housing Strategy

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Strategy for Northumberland 2013-2018 Final (text) version for approval October 2013 Contents: 1. Introduction ........................................................................................................... 4 a) Purpos...

03 EY Certification of Claims anad Returns Annual Report

Certification of claims and returns annual report 2015-16 Northumberland County Council January 2017 Ernst & Young LLPErnst & Young LLP Tel: + 44 191 247 2530 City Gate Fax: + 44 191 247 2501 St James’ Boulevard ey.com Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 4JD Tel: 023 8038 2000 11 January ...

05 Affordable Housing

POLICY BOARD Date: 12 November 2013 The Council’s affordable

programme Report of the Corporate Director of Adult Care,

and Community Health Services Policy Board Member: Councillor Allan Hepple, Planning,

and Regeneration Purpose of report...

05 Affordable Housing

POLICY BOARD Date: 12 November 2013 The Council’s affordable

programme Report of the Corporate Director of Adult Care,

and Community Health Services Policy Board Member: Councillor Allan Hepple, Planning,

and Regeneration Purpose of report...

06.1 Welfare Rights Annual Report 2015-16

July 2016 Contents 1.Summary ....................................................................................................................... 3 2. Welfare reform ...............................................

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NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY COUNCIL TENANTS’ VOICE At a meeting of the Tenants’ Voice held in Committee Room 1 at County Hall, Morpeth on, 18 February 2016 at 5:00 pm. PRESENT Councillor G R Arckless (in the Chair) COUNCILLORS G Castle, B M Flux, A Hepple, G Webb ...

05 Draft Housing Strategy 2013-2018

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Strategy for Northumberland 2013-2018 Draft version for consultation 1 July 2013 Draft for consultation 1 26/6/13 Contents: Page Foreword 1. Introduction ? Purpose of this strategy ? The Northumb...

06. Welfare Rights - Covering Report

C CARE AND WELLBEING OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE Date: 19 July 2015 Welfare Rights Annual Report 2015-16 Report of the executive director of Wellbeing and Community Health Services Policy Board Member: Councillor Susan Dungworth, Adult Care and Public Healt...

5b. Welfare Rights Annual Report 2013-14 - Appendix (Appendix Bii)

Welfare Rights Annual Report 2013/14 June 2014 Contents 1. Summary ......................................................................................................... 3 2. Welfare Reform ..................

06.3 Housing Working Group Report

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WORKING GROUP REPORT TO THE COMMUNITIES AND PLACE OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE 24 JUNE 2014 The

Working Group met on 11 February 2014 and 20 May 2014 and discussed the following main issues. Members’ attention is particularly drawn to a...

6.1 Housing Working Group Report

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WORKING GROUP REPORT TO THE COMMUNITIES AND PLACE OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE 24 JUNE 2014 The

Working Group met on 11 February 2014 and 20 May 2014 and discussed the following main issues. Members’ attention is particularly drawn to a...

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Housing benefit

15 January 2019 Archived

Reference: 5416
Q.1 How many Specified Exempt Supported Accommodation cases are currently receiving Housing Benefit?A.1@ 241@@Q.2 How many Specified General Supported Accommodation cases are current...

Housing tenure data collection

6 May 2019 Archived

Reference: 6192
Please can you provide the following information for your Housing Tenure Data as applicable: @Q.1 @ As part of the authority@s Council Tax Registration process, do you collect data ...

Council Tax

18 March 2019 Archived

Reference: 5780
Q.1a) In £, the total amount of Council Tax which was unpaid, by municipal year from 2012/13 and including any arrears in 2018/19 to date);A.1a)@ @ First figure is arrears as a...

Projects - build environment, construction and consultancy services

25 April 2019 Archived

Reference: 5979
Q.1 @ The total pipeline of public sector projects involving any aspect of the Built Environment, Construction, Consultancy Services or Professional Services in any capacity;@A.1a Th...

Housing management software

12 January 2019 Archived

Reference: 5592
In regards to the current housing management software and housing asset management software being used by the council when are the contract expiry dates for the following @ Q.1.@...

Housing management software

12 January 2019 Archived

Reference: 5592
In regards to the current housing management software and housing asset management software being used by the council when are the contract expiry dates for the following @ Q.1.@...

Social prescription information

16 January 2019 Archived

Reference: 5422
Q.1 Please can you email me what your Organisation is doing about planning, commissioning and operationalisation of social prescription.Q.2 What are the opportunities for the partner...

Housing association

14 January 2019 Archived

Reference: 5400
Q.1 How many people are on the waiting list for ground floor 1 bedroom properties in Hexham?A.1 We do not have a waiting list, applicants register on the Housing Register then bid fo...

Housing maintenance

3 January 2019 Archived

Reference: 5344
Q.1 Has the Council set up a Local Housing Company? If so, please provide the trading name and the number of properties under management. A.1@No Q.2@What software do you currently ...

Discretionary Housing Payments (DHP) - claims & awards

14 February 2019 Archived

Reference: 5611
Q.1 @ Please could you tell me the number of claims made for Discretionary Housing Payments and the number of awards for the financial years below?Name of AuthorityYearNumber of clai...

Affordable housing

2 January 2019 Archived

Reference: 5339
Q.1 The percentage of affordable housing required for housing developments of 10 dwellings or more or that are greater than 0.5 hectares in area. If more than one level is set in pla...

Structure charts

30 May 2019 Archived

Reference: 6150
Q.1@ @ Please can you provide me with a structure diagram of your following departments:• Housing Management• Housing Needs• Supported Housing• Property Services@...

Deaths in social housing

18 January 2019 Archived

Reference: 5437
Please could you tell me, for each of the financial years 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18 and as much of 2018/19 as you have data for:@Q.1 How many people HOUSED BY THE COUNCIL died inQ.1a...

Homeless and LHA Universal Credit

13 May 2019 Archived

Reference: 6065
An itemisation of:Q.1 @ the number of private rented sector tenants on Local Housing Allowance and/or Universal CreditA.1@ @ There are currently 5115 Housing Benefit claimants in rec...

Housing standards

21 February 2019 Archived

Reference: 5654
Please could you provide the following information@with reference to the document @Technical housing standards @ nationally described space standard@, available at the following link...