Isle of Wight Council

Housing Benefit - Entitlement

Benefit Web Calculator

To find out what benefits you could get, how to claim and how your benefits will be affected if you start work please use the benefits calculator.

If you are using the benefit calculator to see if you qualify for Local Council Tax Support, please understand it will only provide an estimate if you are of state pension credit age. 

If you are of working age please visit our web page Local Council Tax Support Entitlement . where you will find information on the Isle of Wight Council Tax Support Scheme. This information provides advice on the level of reduction based on your weekly income and household.

Please note: Whilst every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this calculator, these calculations should be used as a rough guide.

The Benefit Web Calculator provides an estimate based on the information you supply.  

Making a Claim

To make a claim for assistance for 'Housing Benefit/Local Council Tax Support', complete and submit an online application through our customer portal.

Any new claims received will be assessed under the Local Housing Allowance rules for Private Tenants.