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Here are some examples of 'good cause' that we would consider to backdate your claim: These are not the only reasons we will treat as being a good cause for backdating a claim.
Each application will be looked at on its own merit.
If you think that you may have been entitled to Housing or Council Tax Reduction and have a really good reason for not have been claiming before, you may be able to get the decision backdated.In certain circumstances, it may be possible to award benefit / reduction from an earlier date. The maximum amount of time that your claim can be backdated is different for Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction claims.The maximum period a Housing Benefit claim can be backdated for working age customers is one month from the date you request it.The maximum period a claim for Council Tax Reduction can be backdated for working age customers is six months from the date you request it.Pension age claimants are treated differently when considering backdated periods.
Don't delay making your claim because you can't get the evidence we need.