The basic amount of Working Tax Credit is up to £1,960 a year, you could get more (or less) depending on your circumstances and income. You can apply for Working Tax Credit even if you don’t have children, you’re on leave or about to start a new job.
Herefordshire Housing Ltd is working to re-develop the old Council Offices on Bath Street. We're holding a public consultation on Thursday 8th September 2016 at Brierley Court, Turner St, Hereford HR1 2JA from 4pm - 7pm, to exhibit and discuss... Read more
If you're getting help from Housing Benefit or the housing costs element of Universal Credit to pay your rent, you may be able to get extra help in the form of a Discretionary Housing Payment or DHP.
We're here to help... we can check if you could be entitled to claim some of the £24 billion of unclaimed benefits each year.
According to Matt Downie, director of policy at Crisis (the homeless charity); “There is absolutely a housing crisis in this country” something rural Herefordshire isn’t except from; like in our nation’s largest cities here too the ratio... Read more
If your child or baby was choking would you know what to do? Or could you confidently deal with their minor injuries? The Learning Box in Hereford is offering a free course that'll teach you the skills needed to better... Read more
The demand for affordable homes in the county is reaching a crisis. Hard working people are being forced to move out of their communities as housing costs continue to rise. Census data shows that the average Herefordshire home in 2014 cost £189,725, an... Read more
Herefordshire Housing's redevelopment of The Oval has been shortlisted for a national award. The annual "Top Sixty Developments" awards have shortlisted The Oval development for regeneration scheme of the year.
Universal Credit (UC) has been live in Herefordshire since 2015. UC is the benefit that is replacing the 6 existing separate benefits (Housing Benefit, Job Seekers Allowance, Income Support, Employment and Support Allowance, Child Tax Credit and Working Tax Credit).
Universal credit will be ‘digital by default’ which means that the claim and the management of the claim will be done online (known as the full digital service).
There can be a number of barriers preventing people finding employment, however Herefordshire Housing has a variety of support available to make things easier.
If its affordability and budgeting that is a worry then our financial inclusion team can forecast how part time or full time employment would affect your overall income as well as help you readjust your weekly/monthly budget.