Fibromyalgia Action UK

About ESA Claim

Afternoon all just wandered if anyone can help.... I've just made a claim for ESA .... my question is does housing benefit and council tax benefit get done automatically with my ESA claim or do I have to do it separately... all advice would be appreciated... many thanks 😊

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i think you have to apply separately,call your local council housing benefit/council tax depts

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Thank you 😊

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Disability Rights UK Factsheet 44 accessible on the internet gives good advice and a link to the government's advice Factsheet on claiming housing benefit. Might be of interest to you.x

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Thank you 😊

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Hi

You will have to do Housing Benefit claim and Council Tax claim separately

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Thank you 😊

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Hi Flower47

I see you've already had some helpful replies from other members who have answered your question. As rosewine mentions a good resource is Disability Rights UK who have many factsheets that are available to read online - see link; disabilityrightsuk.org/how-...

Also, FMAUK have a Benefit Helpline should you need any further advice about your ESA claim, please find all the information you'll need in the link below;

healthunlocked.com/fibromya...

I wish you well with your claim

Best Wishes

Emma :)

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Thank you 😊

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They are seperate claims.

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Ok thanks for that 😊

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Your welcome and good luck with your claims

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Thank you 😊

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You have to apply seperatley x

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