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Extra help with your council tax bill

If you're currently getting or have applied for council tax support and need extra help paying your bill, you may be able to get a council tax support exceptional hardship award.

You must:

  • be experiencing severe and intolerable financial hardship
  • prove that you have tried all other reasonable ways to pay your council tax
  • have contacted our Council tax team to talk through your options

Apply for an exceptional hardship award

There are restrictions on how much you can get and payments are a short term measure.