Check your benefit entitlement

Benefit calculator

If you live in the Scottish Borders, you can use our free online Benefit Calculator to check if you are eligible to make a claim for Housing Benefit and/or Council Tax Reduction. You can also see how much you may be entitled to or check how any changes to your circumstances may affect your entitlement.

Start a new calculation/claim

You can also use any of the below calculators to see which benefits you may be entitled to:

Bedroom entitlement calculator

Our bedroom entitlement calculator is available for you to check how many bedrooms you could receive benefit for.

When will I receive my next Housing Benefit payment?

Housing Benefit is normally paid every four weeks in arrears on a Friday. If you are unsure when your next payment is due please call 0300 100 1800 or visit your local Contact Centre.