Housing Benefit & Council Tax Reduction

Citizens Advice Powys offers free, confidential and impartial advice

Housing Benefit
Council Tax Reduction


To find out if you qualify for help towards your council tax and rent
please ring:

 01686 628989 

Wednesdays and Fridays

10am to 3pm


 0345 601 8421

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
9am to 3pm


Face to face appointments can be made

Citizens Advice Powys advisers can assist with benefit checks and filling in claim forms at all our premises, some GP surgeries or by telephone.

This service is funded by the Welsh Government

According to government estimates, over a billion pounds of housing benefit and council tax reduction goes unclaimed.

If you live in a household with a low overall income and have only modest savings you may qualify for help towards paying your rent/council tax.

If you are affected by the bedroom tax, a shortfall in your rent or the benefit cap we can discuss your options in more detail.