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Reception is closed, but we are open for business.

In line with government advice our reception at Bridgwater House remains closed. You can contact us by calling 0300 303 7800 or by emailing customer.services@sedgemoor.gov.uk

Help towards Rent payments


Please remember that if you are not pension age or in supported accommodation you will normally need to apply for Universal Credit for support with any housing costs.

What is Housing Benefit?


Who can claim?


How to claim Housing Benefit


How and When Housing Benefit is paid


Local Housing Allowance Rates

The Local Housing Allowance was introduced from 07/04/2008.


Discretionary payments


What to do if you are not happy with the help given